The Psychology of Doomscrolling

This week Fred conducted an experiment with his social medias to investigate the phenomenon known as ‘doomscrolling’. This prompts our discussion into how people’s attention is consumed by social media and why we needed to create a whole new word to describe this process.

Join us this week to learn about the survival mechanics that prompt people to doomscroll, the ways technology has been designed to encourage doomscrolling, and some technics to avoid the rut that can occur when your algorithms start the doomscroll cycle.

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