Answer: We all do.
1⃣ Make it moral. (can it be used as a partisan weapon?)
2⃣ Make it emotional. (does it evoke feelings?)
3⃣ Make it matter. (can you editorialize it?)
I will give less offense
(i.e., be more polite)
I will take less offense
(i.e., give others the benefit of the doubt)
I will pass on less offense
(i.e., not be the sort of retweeter Russian trolls want me to be)
- Aggressively unfollow accounts that evoke/share outrage.
- Limit your time on Twitter, and limit your time with news in general (use Screen Time in IOS or Stayfocusd in Chrome).
- Remember your attention it is oxygen that fuels the dumpster fire.