fractalfalcon OP t1_ixq9sj9 wrote

The way engagement is measured deliberately avoids that conflation. Engagement is only measured in terms of sharing content rather than commenting on it to (rightly) avoid this issue.


fractalfalcon OP t1_ixq9b98 wrote

I think the denial of how impactful poorly regulated social media can be is part of the reason we ended up in a lot of the mess of the last ten years. Is Twitter the real world, no, of course not. But it can be remarkably influential in some areas and also remarkably damaging.