Expert: Why Social Media Apps Are ‘Legal Malware’

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Expert: Why Social Media Apps Are ‘Legal Malware’​



China in Focus

“Tristan Harris had this to say: the average person checks their smartphone 150 times per day. Why do we do this? It’s the number one ingredient in slot machines: intermittent variable rewards. Addictiveness is maximized when the rewards are variable. Technology hijacks the way we perceive our choices and replaces them with new ones,” says Rex Lee, #Cybersecurity adviser at My Smart Privacy. What #Vulnerabilities lie within these #Apps? And is Beijing poised to exploit them? Topics in this episode: Expert: Why Social Media Apps Are ‘Legal Malware’ China’s Unrestricted Tech Warfare Against the West.