It’s become cliche to say social media is ruining society, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of legitimate axes to grind against our Silicon Valley overlords. The Social Dilemma, the new Netflix documentary, reviews many of them.
With a slew of psychologists, data scientists, and former tech industry gurus at his disposal, director Jeff Orlowski takes us through a list of social media’s biggest sins, providing real insight into the underbelly of how the industry operates.
“Every single action you take is carefully monitored and recorded: exactly what image you stop and look at, how long you look at it. Oh yeah, seriously, how long you