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Dislike Buttons Could Balance Online Discourse and Save Democracy

The Benefits Far Outweigh the Risks

The “like” button was first implemented on Facebook in February of 2009 — less than a month since Obama took office and a hell of a time for its debut. At first, its reveal seemed like an innocent, long overdue time saver — an elegant design solution for the UX clunkiness that preceded. If you…

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Sara Lynn Michener

Sara Lynn Michener

Writer. Maker. Feminist. Spitfire. Trans-Supporting Ravenclaw. Trekkie. Social Justice Apologist.

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