Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: Social Media Inflames ‘Identity Politics, Tribalism’

Social media is helping drive Americans apart — but that doesn’t mean it should be abandoned altogether, according to Jeff Bezos.

Speaking at Wired’s 25th anniversary conference on Monday, the Amazon chief executive said he believes major platforms like Facebook and Twitter exacerbate social and political fault lines.

“I think social media is increasing, unfortunately, identity politics, tribalism. I think the internet, in its current incarnation, is a confirmation bias machine,”

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