Why'd You Push That Button?

Why did you leave the group chat?

October 31, 2018
39 min

Some of us love our group chats. Others of us hate them and would love nothing more than to leave them all. But why do we want to leave? Maybe you’ve had someone leave a group without giving you a reason as to why, and maybe it hurt a little bit. Vox.com’s Kaitlyn Tiffany and The Verge's Ashley Carman are here to help you work through that pain with this episode of Why’d You Push That Button.

First, they chat with Ashley's friend Liz who tells us about her current and past group chat drama.  Then Kaitlyn interviews Maggie Lange, who has written for GQ about never leaving group chats, ever.  Kaitlyn and Ashley then take all their concerns to Asha Sharma, director of product management for Messenger, who tells us all about why people actually leave group chats and what the teens are up to these days.




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