Tristan Harris: The End of Free Choice | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

6 nov. 2020
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  • So, I like this guys message but why do these people never count themselves in the pool of biased people?

    Jimmy BaginskiJimmy Baginski4 dagen geleden
  • We must use the algorithms against themselves! I suggest you learn how the algorithms work, learn about neural networks, then start preventing it from working or steering it towards a solution.

    Bagd BiggerdBagd Biggerd8 dagen geleden
  • It's funny when one of the biggest peddlers of the mother of all conspiracies - the Russia Hoax - is trying to convince us that conspiracies are a phenomenon of the right.

    Werner B.Werner B.21 dag geleden
  • People want affirmation, not information.

    John SmithJohn Smith25 dagen geleden
  • What is to be done about the truth that Biden won the election is to take the job and work the plan. Make the necessary happen when you can. And keep on winning support as a result of each successfully completed task. Success breeds success. Aim your recruitment for the smart ones who can see their condition improve. They will convince others of the improvement. Actions speak louder than words. Act correctly.

    Joseph TraficantiJoseph TraficantiMaand geleden
  • I don’t disagree with most of what he said but don’t you think it’s a bit odd to think that social media and tech Giants are manipulating you to think a certain way and we know that certain way was not pro Trump or conservatism then turn around and say that the election was completely fair and honest even if none of the allegations of photo fraud are true, what about election interference by tech Giants when one side is completely censored and fact checked and suppressed while the other is celebrated and shoved down our throats?

    Bandi SalehBandi SalehMaand geleden
  • In my phone Facebook is uninstallable. I tried and it doesn't disappear. Under its logo there are two possibilities: update and install. Etf!

    Rocío AguileraRocío AguileraMaand geleden
  • For the record... The name Tristan is not pronounced Tris-stahn, it’s pronounced Tris-tehn.

    Tristan SmithTristan SmithMaand geleden
  • Americans for the money do whatever it takes, even it means selling their own mothers.

    farhad64itfarhad64itMaand geleden
  • As a gen xer who does not get their news from Facebook, does not use Twitter, and uses NLworld to learn how to do things. I weep for humanity

    Steve ZartmanSteve ZartmanMaand geleden
  • Bullshit!

    Richard CantinRichard CantinMaand geleden
  • He's exagurating the risks

    SebastianSebastianMaand geleden
  • Never did faceplant nor niTwit-er. By my choice. Which was free.

    Greg HarrisGreg HarrisMaand geleden
  • Damn youtube. Since when Bill Maher was not in my recommendation list now? Why I am watching it 2 months later?

    Ninja ShawNinja ShawMaand geleden
  • Thank you tell the truth about all social media.

    David KohnDavid KohnMaand geleden
  • Idiot, we haven't had free anything in this country for quite sometime.

    Ronald ReeceRonald ReeceMaand geleden
  • thank god i don't have any social media platform. only youtube and i don't post much. i only watch entertainment videos and some shows like bill's.

    MrGonzale09MrGonzale09Maand geleden
  • This guy gets it. I have for longer than this guy is old.

    Michael AdamsMichael AdamsMaand geleden
  • F$&@ bookface

    fattymcfattzzfattymcfattzzMaand geleden
  • Bill Maher, you old time liberal. What do you think about the sudden purge of conservative channels on FB, Twitter and such? Even Brandon Straka and #walkaway has been purged. Brandon is the least hateful person. Walkaway is not really conservative or a Trump supporting movement but a platform for those who are disgusted by the extemism taking place in the Democrat Party.

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  • People are not going to believe Joe Biden won.... that just happened at the capitolio yesterday jan 7 2021

    Luis GonzalezLuis GonzalezMaand geleden
  • Social media is a contest of attention, popularity and upselling your life is way more exciting then others just to mask your insecurities.

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  • Don’t trust the technocracy.

    The AbelsThe Abels2 maanden geleden
  • I'm German & beg for an explanation: 3:44 Maher says: "A great deal of the country is going to believe, that this election IS stolen, that Joe Biden IS not the president..." In German, I would say it like this: "...that this election WOULD BE stolen, that Joe Biden WOULDN'T be the president...." IS - is suggesting a FACT. WOULD BE - is suggesting a disputed possibility. Am I wrong? Using 'IS' already is an unnessecary and wrong retreat. Words matter! ? Thanks!

    Rolf TrappmannRolf Trappmann2 maanden geleden
  • Stolen and borschst? Davka

    Richard CroninRichard Cronin2 maanden geleden
  • Sorry but 'Stop the count' will always be so funny to me

    Mythki11erMythki11er2 maanden geleden
  • So Tristan Harris doesn't have a Facebook account I'm guessing...

    Master Windu99Master Windu992 maanden geleden
  • Love what Harris is doing. Definitely eye opening. Just deleting Facebook may not be the way, but I think awareness and modifying your habits help put everything in perspective.

    Algorithms And BluesAlgorithms And Blues2 maanden geleden
  • Impulse vs conscious choice. Bring consciousness into your impulse behavior and then you can make conscious choices. The only way to have free will is to first understand that you really don't.

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  • Two key points to mention: (1) Facebook, Twitter, etc. negatively impacts your life, freedoms, and so on even if you're not on it simply because everybody else is; thus, Harris suggests that you get all of your family members and/or friends to also quit such outlets. (2) You may or may not get your news or 'the news' directly from social media websites, but everybody else does, along with, oftentimes, real news outlets, news shows, and world leaders (more so in the case of Twitter), hence all the genocides and rigged elections in third-world and second-world countries over the last five years alone from Facebook and Twitter. Watch Harris' documentary and his podcast with Joe Rogan, along with Jon Haidt's work for more insight and data on all of this. Thanks.

    Classic GamingClassic Gaming3 maanden geleden
  • We're living in the beginning of the end

    mark turnermark turner3 maanden geleden
  • Social media only affects you if you choose to interact with it.

    MrMountain123MrMountain1233 maanden geleden
  • God loves you. All the evidence you need will be found by humbly and sincerely seeking Him through John 3 16 - His invitation to know how much He loves you, what the desire of His heart is for you and what His promise is to you. Have a great day.

    Ww LibWw Lib3 maanden geleden
  • I barely use Facebook at all. Especially since one of my supervisors is a friend. I keep it because it keeps me connected to relatives I otherwise would not be able to communicate with easily. That is all.

    Martie MCMartie MC3 maanden geleden
  • dance

    Anny MCAnny MC3 maanden geleden
  • Bill still believes his Bullshit. Don't bother trying to persuade us that the contents of HIS newsfeed os correct. Why can't he let Sydney Powell etc either provide proof, or not? Do you trust your justice system and constitution or your own bias Bill? You answered it! This is so weird to watch, 'we're convinced our side is right' and then goes on, totally unconsciously ro say his side is totally right! What the actual FK!😂😂😂

    New Dawn For AllNew Dawn For All3 maanden geleden
  • Just like a great deal of the country believed in Russian collusion.......

    Nicole LawrenceNicole Lawrence3 maanden geleden
  • Oh, I actually watched his movie. It was terrible and a joke.

    turkeykaiserturkeykaiser3 maanden geleden
  • The last point is a good one Unfortunately conspiracies are real, so the only antidote would be delusion

    VegetablesGoOffVegetablesGoOff3 maanden geleden
  • I'm liberal and I am glad Trump is out, but I have to acknowledge the truth. Four years ago, many liberals were quite vocal about their feeling that Trump stole the election and wasn't legitimately president. I only say this because I think we need to be patient with the Trump supporters who are having a tough time with this election. We may not agree with them, but we can feel their disappointment because we felt it in 2016. Biden has talked about wanting unity in the country, and I think his desire is admirable. However, he is not the one to champion that cause. Biden supporters need to step up and do what the Trump supporters never did -- look at the other side of the aisle and see beloved countrymen. They are not deplorable, they are human beings with hopes and fears and dreams and desires. We are all in this together. If we forget that, America will fail. That said, I've been trolling on Fox News video comment sections relentlessly. Let's have some fun for the next few weeks before Biden takes office and we have to act like grown-ups! ;) ;) ;)

    Jeff FreemanJeff Freeman3 maanden geleden
  • closest thing to social media for me has been the NLworld comment section for years.

    UroborosUroboros3 maanden geleden
    • I love the NLworld comment section! I know there are trolls and nasty people, but I don't engage with them. I love to have people like you to converse with, and I've had some excellent conversations.

      Jeff FreemanJeff Freeman3 maanden geleden
  • I deactivated my Facebook on Election Day just because I knew what everyone would be talking about. I have no desire to reactivate it again.

    EJ NormanEJ Norman3 maanden geleden
  • I like the assumption of fact that at this time Biden will be president. Under normal circumstances it would be safe to assume this to be the case. But as time goes on, it is becoming clear, that the race is not over. Only legal votes must count no matter what political way you lean.

    Osmyn MorganOsmyn Morgan3 maanden geleden
  • As if it weren't bad enough, now Parler . . .

    Steven StarrySteven Starry3 maanden geleden
  • You, Bill, are concerned that people will not consider Biden as legitimate? But you took the Russia crap hook-line-and-sinker. You never thought Trump was legitimate. This is why people distrust, even loathe, the media. And you, Bill, are that media.

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  • Dropped facebook 5 years back. Haven't missed it. You won't either. I promise. It's freeing.

    Carl_WeatherzzzCarl_Weatherzzz3 maanden geleden
  • Maybe we shouldnt vote based on facebook. Maybe research the candidates yourself. But this is the same stuff we've had for decades, just a different name. People have always been receiving biased news, or consumed Yellow Journalism

    Steven SSteven S3 maanden geleden
  • Ironically Bill thought the 2016 election was stolen but anyone who think there were irregularities in 2020....they are crazy.

    Michael MartinMichael Martin3 maanden geleden
  • the templars couldn't find the apple of eden, so this is their plan b.

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  • I worked at Facebook and got fired and truthfully I am happy they did, as I have never been more happy! Facebook, Google and frankly all big tech are evil! I’ve been off FB for 2 years now and don’t miss it at ALL!

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  • wow, just when you thought maher was about to be reasonable his tds flairs up

    chad windhamchad windham3 maanden geleden
  • Been debating whether to deactivate my Facebook or not. This confirmed that.

    Jason PuskarJason Puskar3 maanden geleden
  • and everyone (including maher) believed Russia stole the 2016 election and it was proven that didn't happen

    banecastlebanecastle3 maanden geleden
  • Ironically NLworld recommended me this video

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  • it's not that we are only fed information that we want to hear, it's we only get the answers from one side for the questions we are asking , I am over here trying to see a different view point to my questions, but I never get any answers. I am looking for an answer to the chaos, you know like: how bad was the election fraud (not if there was, it's a fact at this point that there was major fraud) or why does the main stream media so biased.

    Sl4yerkidSl4yerkid3 maanden geleden
  • I ditched Facebook 7+ years ago... it was like I shed a heavy log, and I've never looked back. People have this unnatural need/desire to be the Stars of their own show... create and foster some fake reality; your "friends" are hand-chosen to help you perpetuate your own fantasy. No balance. Not healthy.

    John QuinnJohn Quinn3 maanden geleden

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  • I do NOT miss Fakebook, InstaSHAM and I never had TWITter! It’s been almost 2 years. Welcome back, sanity!!

    yankeeladee02yankeeladee023 maanden geleden
  • Alex Jones was right about Epstein’s Island... It’s dangerous to just assume that every rumor isn’t true because every once and a while they will be correct.

    DirtyDinner24DirtyDinner243 maanden geleden
  • A conspiracy theorist watching this: he’s controlled opposition

    Chelsea PerryChelsea Perry3 maanden geleden
  • Idiocracy.

    Ray JohnsonRay Johnson3 maanden geleden
  • NLworld fidgets with comments, viewer counts, likes/dislikes and I strongly suspect that they stir up arguments to raise/discourage viewership. Satan is real y'all!

    Donna TateDonna Tate3 maanden geleden
  • He does have a point. For instance I received a ballot for someone who does not live in my apartment, where I lived for 6 years. This does make me very suspicious of the process. They rammed through emergency laws at the last second that created an unknown number of fake real ballots. But none of the Democrats will even acknowledge that fake ballots being generated is a problem, makes me very suspicious. It does make me begin to wonder if there are other serious worse conspiracies

    John ReevesJohn Reeves3 maanden geleden
  • Just watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix........what a mess we've created and on a global scale. Greed really has no bounds..... I think I need to hug a tree!

    Flower DoyleFlower Doyle3 maanden geleden
  • I basically dislike everyone I once knew because of FB. I don't use it but once every few months or so.

    JA RJA R3 maanden geleden
  • I object strongly all the censorship of these tech giants. That is all

    mcoo465mcoo4653 maanden geleden
    • I assume you mean regulation, Why?

      Robert BrownRobert Brown3 maanden geleden
  • We can leave FB?????? My husband tried and couldn't. There was simply no process in existence for that (or that we could find anyway). That was a few years ago. Maybe we should try again.

    Agnes KimAgnes Kim3 maanden geleden
  • What a smart guy

    Pat ChisholmPat Chisholm3 maanden geleden
  • Delete it, turn it off, or take a healthy dose of skepticism when you see some thing that is sensational.

    Tim WinfieldTim Winfield3 maanden geleden
  • except it's not a perception if it actually happened. It's not a conspiracy theory if it actually happened. The election was stolen, Why should big tech be the arbitor of what is truth?

    anthony sclafanianthony sclafani3 maanden geleden
    • If it was only big tech that would be one thing, but the press and the media are doing it too. They are altering perception. If on social media you at least have an algorithm that selects things that you like, when it comes to the MSM, it is pretty much all one sided. Conservative media sources are treated like they are by default wrong while progressive media outlets are being presented as the holders of truth. I see some talk about how Trump is destroying democracy while having no issues with the press propagandizing non-stop. Perception is what matters. Truth is irrelevant if you can alter people's perception about things. Out of sight, out of mind. Because it is not only about what the media shows you, it is also about the countless things that never sees the light of day.

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  • Social media is a tool like so many others in our lives. One needs to learn how to use it to their advantage otherwise there is no need in having it. I suppose it's somewhat like having a cat to keep the rat population down, but not being able to tell it how to go about doing its job.

    Leo M. MaraLeo M. Mara3 maanden geleden
  • The reason conspiracy theories are doing so well is because we have been fed bullshit for years. But since the establishment can't take responsibility, it'll keep happening.

    Marcus AureliusMarcus Aurelius3 maanden geleden
    • Somebody gets it. I found if funny how he did not mention this. The problem today is that the people who should be giving us objective takes on what is happening are feeding us propaganda. And people feel that. So they will look for their explanations elsewhere and if elsewhere means conspiracy theories, than so be it. It is easy to simply blame the people.

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  • Dems spent most of Trump's term spreading doubt about the legality of the 2016 election, too. That's where this BS started.

    Barbara HowardBarbara Howard3 maanden geleden
  • this is scary shit

    Gary McKenzieGary McKenzie3 maanden geleden
  • Facebook and Zuckerburg is evil.

    Jack DavidsonJack Davidson3 maanden geleden
  • Mental manipulation is just good business.

    Albert Norton OnymousAlbert Norton Onymous3 maanden geleden
  • I dont do facebook or twitter. Thank you Bill Maher and guest for so clearly stating why i keep away from it.

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  • You know, it IS possible to make a decision to explore all the options and sources. You can do a google search for the opposite side of the coin and educate yourself about other peoples' perspectives. It can be painful, but sometimes you learn new things, and sometimes you can even change your opinion!

    Jennifer DorisJennifer Doris3 maanden geleden
  • This reinforces what I've always believed. I gave up on FB when it became commercial in 2012, mostly because I was worried that my thoughts would become a commercial product, they belong to me and are not for sale. I now despair and question the intelligence of people that claim 'But I saw it on Facebook'. Okay, I make comments on YT, but I don't follow the 'recommends', apparently it fucks with the algorithms so that 'it' can't predict my personality and feed me more of the same. Try it, just type in random words in the search bar like 'Christmas', or 'Diwali'.

    Lewi LewisLewi Lewis3 maanden geleden
  • FOK social media!

    Tes TosTes Tos3 maanden geleden
  • I joined Face Book at least7 years ago, but never posted anything. My picture is blank, information is vacant. Face Book sucks----I like You Tube.

    Denton FenderDenton Fender3 maanden geleden
  • 1st week is way too difficult..... After that until the month you would thinking about going back.... After that what you'll have.... Don't want to compromise for little attention..... I still have Facebook account..... But I don't even want to open it so I can delete it..... It has been years since last logged in.....

    neelab khattakneelab khattak3 maanden geleden
  • Facebook is so outdated. Totally uncool.....

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  • Was this about talking about algorithms or the election.. sneaky..

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  • His film is a must see. I want to preserve old photos then I’m out

    stephanie mcqueenstephanie mcqueen3 maanden geleden
  • He should try to go on the conservative shows as well...speak to the other side...

    Shruti MahavarthayajulaShruti Mahavarthayajula3 maanden geleden
  • Meh I don't look at fb for years now and I don't see anything that changes my mind

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  • Owing to his disagreement with the Catholic Church's doctrine about birth control, Maher's father stopped taking Maher and his sister to Catholic church services when Maher was thirteen.

    PAUL DOHERTYPAUL DOHERTY3 maanden geleden
  • Owing to his disagreement with the Catholic Church's doctrine about birth control, Maher's father stopped taking Maher and his sister to Catholic church services when Maher was thirteen.

    PAUL DOHERTYPAUL DOHERTY3 maanden geleden
  • I've been Facebook free for 4 years...and off of Instagram for 3 years. I won't lie it was hard...not being "heard" made me feel lonely and isolated...until I made a converted effort to make friends locally. That helped.

    Lynn Many FiresLynn Many Fires3 maanden geleden
  • Facebook isn't the problem you are making it into. Its the talking heads making the content.

    Sarah WebsterSarah Webster3 maanden geleden
  • Wow,I think I need to get rid of Twitter and Facebook now, But the temptation of getting more and more followers is just so Strong! Can anyone help me with this?

    John MaximilianJohn Maximilian3 maanden geleden
  • Trump made a big deal of the fact that he is president for a full 4 years when the senate confirmed Barrett. So come on trump, you have 2 months left to deal with the economy with covid. Do your effing job. There again , why start now.

    CrackerJackCrackerJack3 maanden geleden
  • Unlike firearms, Facebook is Evil!

    InvictusInvictus3 maanden geleden
  • Sonic Youth Confusion Is Next I guess they were fucking right

    Micah YoungMicah Young3 maanden geleden
  • We should have known this was coming this was so predictable

    Micah YoungMicah Young3 maanden geleden
  • This time is completely postmodern bullshit

    Micah YoungMicah Young3 maanden geleden
  • DYSTOPIA yawn just like the film Children of Men

    Micah YoungMicah Young3 maanden geleden
  • Any news organization calling Joe Biden president elect is lying. The election has not been completed. One must ask themselves do I want my truths to be a lye???

    chris solbergchris solberg3 maanden geleden
  • Mic drop 🎤

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