Maturity Rating: PG-13
The documentary shows the effect that a many companies, including Google, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and Twitter have over the public. The documentary examines the current state of social media platforms focusing on problems in the industry. The documentary begins with introduction to the interviewees, each discussing the company they had previously worked for and their role within. Most of these individuals left their companies due to ethical concerns. The film then dives into the manipulation techniques used by social media companies to addict their users and the psychology that is leveraged to achieve this end.
- How is social media impacting your life?
- How can you take a step back from social media use?
- In a scene a boy tries to not use his phone for one week. Do you think you could do that? Why or Why not?
- When do you think you use your phone the most?