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Can We Regulate Social Networks To Curb Addiction—Without Making Them Suck?-Nir&Far

Can We Regulate Social Networks To Curb Addiction—Without Making Them Suck?-Nir&Far

Update: 2021-06-28
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Social networks can help addicted users while leaving the rest of us alone. If they wanted to.


About five years ago, I sat down in a series of meetings with leaders from Reddit, Snapchat, Facebook, and other social media networks. My goal was to discuss social media addiction and how companies might self-regulate to curb it.


You can read the NirAndFar blog post on Can We Regulate Social Networks To Curb Addiction—Without Making Them Suck? https://www.nirandfar.com/social-media-regulation/


Nir & Far, a podcast about business, behaviour and the brain by Nir Eyal. If you enjoy this podcast, please subscribe on iTunes and leave an iTunes review. It will greatly help new listeners discover the show. Please visit my website Nir and Far for other info about my writing, books and teaching: http://www.nirandfar.com/



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Can We Regulate Social Networks To Curb Addiction—Without Making Them Suck?-Nir&Far

Can We Regulate Social Networks To Curb Addiction—Without Making Them Suck?-Nir&Far

Nir Eyal