Over the course of quarantine, a handful of shows have been thrust into the forefront of popular culture. The current program that has captured the attention of the nation is the documentary The Social Dilemma. The documentary uncovers the dark truths behind major social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as former employees of the aforementioned companies explain the various AI techniques these platforms use to keep their users engaged as long as possible. The documentary has already shot into the top five of the most trending shows on Netflix, and it can only be presumed that it will rise. It will be interesting to see what these platforms do in response to the accusations made regarding users’ mental health, which affects everyone with a smartphone in today’s society.

 

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/18/netflixs-the-social-dilemma-results-in-people-deleting-facebook-instagram.html