22nd July 2024

Reply To: Prejudice and Discrimination

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Media stereotyping is such a good example for prejudice especially social media. People on social media tend to follow and generally interact only with the content they already agree with(the algorithm for Facebook posts works this way for example) creating an echo chamber. Since most of the people on SM only see what they already agree on or what they already are finding something or someone who doesn’t match it makes them less favorable towards it. It leads to conflict and stereotypes bloom beautifully from that since it creates an “us vs them” situation. People are super quick to make the jump from simple difference of opinion to straight up verbal violance.

And don’t even get me started on beauty standards in media as a whole.