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ISSUE – Jul. 05 | Silicon Valley insiders say Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter are using ‘behavioral cocaine’ to turn people into addicts

  • The BBC’s “Panorama” documentary has investigated how tech giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat get their users hooked.
  • The show spoke with Silicon Valley insiders who claim that social-media companies deliberately engineer their platforms to be addictive.
  • Facebook said it was working with third parties to find out whether a habit-forming interface could hurt people. [ Business Insider ]

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