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You Will Wish You Watched This Before You Started Using Social Media | The Twisted Truth
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Citation
Absolute Motivation (2018): You Will Wish You Watched This Before You Started Using Social Media.
Short Description

The YouTube video 'You Will Wish You Watched This Before You Started Using Social Media' uses video excerpts from interviews and speeches to illustrate the negative consequences of the surveillance capitalist interests of social media corporations, including scientifically proven psychological consequences such as addiction, depression, and loss of concentration. It emphasizes that such platforms are designed to make their users addicted. In the process, their attention becomes the product itself. The video offers impulses for further research and discussion.

Das YouTube-Video 'You Will Wish You Watched This Before You Started Using Social Media' illustriert anhand von Videoausschnitten aus Interviews und Reden die negativen Konsequenzen der überwachungskapitalistischen Interessen der Social-Media-Konzerne, darunter wissenschaftlich nachgewiesene, psychologische Folgen wie Sucht, Depressionen oder Konzentrationsverlust. Es betont, dass derartige Plattformen darauf ausgerichtet sind, ihre Nutzer*innen süchtig zu machen. Dabei wird ihre Aufmerksamkeit zum Produkt selbst. Das Video bietet Impulse für weitere Recherche und Diskussion.

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Creator URL (2)
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Who created the resource?
Individual(s)
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License
Free (Creative Commons, Public Domain, etc.)
Format
Video (movie, documentary, video series)
Interactivity
No
Personalization
No
Languages
English
Domain
Political
Target Group Age
Young adults (17-20), Adult learning / University
Target Group Size
Individual (1), Small Group (2 - 12), Large Group (>12)
Target Group: Prior knowledge required?
Introduction
If any - What kind of prior knowledge is required?
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Timeframe
Up to 1 hour
Usage
Once
Offline Use possible?
Yes
Technical Requirements / Accessibility
Access to internet/computer
Comment / Feedback
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Publication Date / Last Updated
20.04.2018
Submitted by
hk