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Is the Attention Economy Noxious?

Castro, Clinton and Pham, Adam K. (2020) Is the Attention Economy Noxious? Philosophers' Imprint, 20 (17). pp. 1-13. ISSN 1533-628X.

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A growing amount of media is paid for by its consumers through their very consumption of it. This new media is highly interactive and requires some form of computing for its operation (Logan, 2010). Examples include the services offered by Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube. As these examples suggest, much new media is funded primarily through advertising, which has been optimized using Big Data.

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Additional Information:© 2020 Clinton Castro & Adam K. Pham. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. We are grateful to Molly Castro and Tim Aylsworth for discussion. We are especially grateful to a reviewer at Philosophers’ Imprint for comments and suggestions that significantly improved this paper.
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