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Copy Ourselves Out of Existence? A Conversation on Decision-Making in the Age of Social Influence

When Aaron Savage posted a news story about a suspected criminal in his area, he had no idea it would become the most-shared story on Facebook in the first few months of 2019. As Slate’s Will Oremus reports, in late January, while working as digital managing editor for a group of radio stations in central Texas, Savage drafted a post based on a news brief shorter than a tweet and pressed share. “Suspected Human Trafficker, Child Predator May Be In Our Area” read the post. It linked to a short crime report by a local TV station. ….[READ]

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