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Jay Van Bavel
Many analyses suggest the rise of polarization is not due to the dramatic rise in internet use. BUT, a recent large-scale randomized intervention study finds that de-activating a social media account significantly decreased polarization (ht
"Almost certainly, the large increases in internet use over the last few decades are not the primary cause for the increases in political polarization over that time period."
Internet Use and Polarization: A Review