Today's new study saying how foreign agents weaponized America's inherent bigotry to target Black Americans with complicity from nearly every major social media platform drives home the point that we need to make our own spaces that are independent because they really don't give a shit about us.
These platforms are willing to sacrifice national security and democracy for the sake of profit.
Getting back to the point, the piece also makes it abundantly clear how many American business are willing to sacrifice the national good for a few dollars more.
Remember the stories that detailed how YT was specifically pushing right wing propaganda for more engagement? https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/feb/02/how-youtubes-algorithm-distorts-truth
You think it's an accident the content they are pushing aligns ideologically with the efforts to undermine the Black American vote?
Are you paying attention?