Facebook's Ideal User: Healthy Habits, Social Capital, and the Politics of Well-Being Online - Niall Docherty, 2020

Abstract Through an analysis of Facebook design blogs, funded social psychology and human-computer interaction (HCI) research, this article will demonstrate how Facebook "scripts" a discursive material configuration of ideal use. It will show how users are prompted toward habits of "healthy" active usership-commenting on posts, direct messaging, and liking, for instance, through the design of the News Feed's user interface.

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