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Kanye West Thinks Social Media Users Are “Committing Suicide Due To Not Getting Enough Likes”

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Popular rapper Kanye West is of the opinion that some social media users are being driven to suicide over lack of engagement from their followers – as they are not getting enough likes on social media.

The multiple Grammy award winning rap star is adamant about Twitter tweaking some of its functions.

“There are people who are committing suicide due to not getting enough likes,” he captioned his tweet on Saturday.

“Seeking validation in the simulation. We need a live-streamed meeting with Jack Dorsey Kevin Systrom Mike Krieger Mark Zuckerberg and Evan Spiegal. Speaking for myself I personally want to participate in social media with the option of not having to show my followers or likes. Having your amount of likes on display for the world to see and judge is like showing how much money you have in the bank or having to write the size of your dick on your t shirt.”

Last week, the singer shared a text conversation he had with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey where he expressed his feelings directly to the man in charge.

We should be able to participate in social media without having to show how many followers or likes we have,” West later tweeted. “Just like how we can turn off the comments we should be able to turn off the display of followers. This has an intense negative impact on our self worth.”

Dorsey sounds receptive to the change.

He wrote back:

“We’ve been thinking deeply about follower and like counts, and what that incentivizes. What made sense 12 years ago doesn’t make sense today. At least for us,” Dorsey replied. “Us making that number bold and big incentivized people to want to increase it, and feel bad if they couldn’t. That’s not right. We want to incentivize contribution to the global conversation and consciousness.”



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