Thanks to @emacsomancer for forwarding to me this article about "demetrification" of social media wired.com/story/internet-healt (not showing like counts, follower counts, etc) and how dramatically user behavior is changed when we do expose these things.

On BoingBoing: boingboing.net/2019/09/12/flic

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@cwebber @emacsomancer There is also a time dimension for the metrics. An artist once made a browser extension that "demetricated" Facebook. Besides hiding counts, it also made the timestamps more approximate. bengrosser.com/projects/facebo

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