Jonathan Haidt: The Case Against Social Media | Lex Fridman Podcast #291

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at NYU and author of The Coddling of the American Mind, The Righteous Mind, and The Happiness Hypothesis.

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1:25 – Social media and mental health
15:14 – Mark Zuckerberg
24:51 – Children’s use of social media
35:36 – Social media and democracy
51:42 – Elon Musk and Twitter
1:08:13 – Anonymity on social media
1:14:12 – Misinformation
1:21:06 – Social media benefits
1:23:50 – Political division on social media
1:30:22 – Future of social media
1:36:14 – Advice for young people

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