How Instagram’s Algorithm is Holding Us Captive

Today I learned the vice-presidential debate happened last night.

Actually, I watched the debate. I posted some witty tweets about it. I’ve read recaps of it, dinging Tim Kaine’s frenetic interruptions and Mike Pence’s stoic non-defense-defense of Donald Trump. But today I saw an Instagram post from a local NPR affiliate promoting its vice-presidential debate bingo card.

I saw this 16 hours after the fact because Instagram has gotten rid of its chronological feed in favor of an algorithm that it says better serves its users.

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