each been building our own digital walls for a long time now. In the name of enhancing discovery and connection, social media has helped us build barricades that both intentionally and algorithmically block viewpoints from people that make us uncomfortable — and I think the sheer shock of this election has made us all realize that the bubble is real.
While we watched our now president-elect discuss building walls, we failed to notice that we'd each been building our own digital walls for a long time now.
Isn’t it clear that the images and opinions in our feeds are typically the most vocal and followed voices in our own networks?
It's time for real-life conversations with people who are not in our social networks or circles of friends, where no one can be blocked.