How to Fix Facebook

“The single most important step Facebook — and its subsidiary Instagram, which I view as equally important in terms of countering misinformation, hate speech and propaganda — can take is to abandon the focus on emotional signaling-as-engagement.”

Apparently I wasn’t the only one thinking about what Facebook should do to address its problems this week.

The New York Times reached out to nine technologists, academics, politicians, and journalists to ask how to improve Facebook and got some great responses.

The suggestions include to reduce anonymity, increase transparency, and optimize for “time well spent.”