- Feb 2021
Understanding the Outrage Over Altering Holiday Celebrations Despite COVID-19 Risks—By Daniel H. Stein & Juliana Schroeder Behavioral Scientist. (2020, November 23). Behavioral Scientist. https://behavioralscientist.org/understanding-the-outrage-over-altering-holiday-celebrations-despite-covid-19/
- political ideology
- risk perception
- Nov 2020
But as long as the most important measure of success is short-term profit, doing things that help strengthen communities will fall by the wayside. Surveillance, which allows individually targeted advertising, will be prioritized over user privacy. Outrage, which drives engagement, will be prioritized over feelings of belonging. And corporate secrecy, which allows Facebook to evade both regulators and its users, will be prioritized over societal oversight.
Schneier is saying here that as long as the incentives are still pointing in the direction of short-term profit, privacy will be neglected.
Surveillance, which allows for targeted advertising will win out over user privacy. Outrage, will be prioritized over more wholesome feelings. Corporate secrecy will allow Facebook to evade regulators and its users.
- Oct 2020
YouTube doesn’t give an exact recipe for virality. But in the race to one billion hours, a formula emerged: Outrage equals attention.
Talk radio has had this formula for years and they've almost had to use it to drive any listenership as people left radio for television and other media.
I can still remember the different "loudness" level of talk between Bill O'Reilly's primetime show on Fox News and the louder level on his radio show.
- May 2020
De Neys, W., Raoelison, M., Boissin, E., Voudouri, A., Bago, B., & Bialek, M. (2020). MORAL OUTRAGE AND SOCIAL DISTANCING: BAD OR BADLY INFORMED CITIZENS? [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/j9h76
- Sep 2015
Let’s call an end to the finger snapping moralism
politics of the aggrieved
And as people “call each other out” to a chorus of finger snapping, we seem to be rapidly losing all sense of perspective and instead of building alliances, we are dismantling hard fought for coalitions.