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Social media: What's in a 'like'

How one uses platforms such as Instagram and Facebook will determine whether they are harmful or not

One of my favourite Netflix original shows, Aggretsuko, recently had a Christmas special.

For the uninitiated, Aggretsuko is a Japanese anime about a red panda character called Retsuko from Hello Kitty creator Sanrio.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 02, 2019, with the headline 'Social media: what's in a 'like' '. Print Edition | Subscribe