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Netflix’s ‘The Social Dilemma’ Deemed Incredibly Disturbing

A man on his phone in The Social Dilemma
Credit: Netflix

Netflix has released some stellar documentaries over the past year. The Social Dilemma has now become everyone’s latest obsession. Some are even saying it is worse than horror movies. So are you trying to tell me that Stephen King’s IT is an easier watch in comparison to this? No way!

Fans have taken to social media to express their feelings about the new documentary that recently hit the streaming service and people have described The Social Dilemma as giving them ‘immediate anxiety’ and viewers are learning the dark side of social media. While many feel the documentary is distressing, tons of people are flocking to see how our data is really being used…

They’ve been doing what with our data?!

The Social Dilemma, as millions of us use social media on a daily basis, viewers are finding it extremely intriguing to see what really happens behind some of the biggest social media apps. The synopsis says: “This documentary-drama hybrid explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations’. The Social Dilemma dives into how social media has changed our lives – and this is what is frightening people!

Social media experts who have worked for giants including Instagram and Google feature on the documentary to explain the warnings of using social media. The trailer says: “What I want people to know is that everything they are doing online is being watched, is being tracked. Every single action you take is carefully monitored and recorded”. We are currently deleting all social media from our phones!

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Credit: Netflix

People are now saying that the Netflix documentary is making them rethink everything they know about social media. Tons of viewers feel the streaming service has provided an interesting yet shocking insight into the world of social media. So put on your tinfoil hats and Let us know what you think! But try not to get too freaked out.

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