Social media is a global business that thrives on our personal information. Did you know they also manipulate us? Ex-employees of large social media companies are slowly but surely coming to terms with the fact that different strategies are being used to influence our attention.
Let me show you some of the tricks that social media uses to keep your focus.
The Color Red No matter what language you speak, red basically means "danger". When Facebook notifications were blue, people didn"t pay much attention to them. We hardly miss a message today because of that red number.