Kanye West shared just a few ideas on Thursday (Sept. 20) which have been sitting on his aware for a while now. One is the destructive affect of social media, which Yeezy believes is plaguing our youth. West even posted a dialog with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey concerning stripping the significance of follower counts on their app.
"We ought to be capable to take part in social media with out having to point out what number of followers or likes we’ve. Just like how we are able to flip off the feedback we must always be capable to flip off the show of followers," he tweeted early Thursday. "This has an intense destructive affect on our self-worth."
Yeezy adopted up by posting a video of Denzel Washington urging the youth to avoid the poisonous atmosphere that social media has created with the intention to preserve a wholesome way of life. "Social media will be good however we’ve to carry the heads answerable for the psychological harm it typically causes," West captioned.
Dorsey could have gotten wind of Ye's sentiments, prompting him to ship the outspoken Chicago artist a textual content message concerning the doable modifications coming to Twitter's platform. "We've been considering deeply concerning the follower and like counts, and what that incentivizes. We need to change. What made sense 12 years in the past doesn't make sense in the present day," the Twitter CEO started. "Us making that quantity daring and large incentivized individuals to need to enhance it, and really feel unhealthy in the event that they couldn't. That's not proper. We need to incentivize contribution to the worldwide dialog and consciousness."
Additionally, West took intention at Nick Cannon, Tyson Beckford, and Drake in a sequence of movies for his or her false commentary surrounding his spouse Kim Kardashian. He later pleaded as soon as once more that he was not answerable for giving Pusha-T the data that was used on "The Story of Adidon" earlier this summer season.
Check out Kanye's ideas on social media and his dialog with Jack Dorsey beneath.