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While Trump, Republicans, and right-wing media should carry much of the blame, tech companies must atone for their role in far-right radicalization and make bigger changes.
Trump's spread of election lies highlights the fact it's not traditional ideological divides that keep us polarized, it's disinformation.
Facebook has failed to protect its users from disinformation and extremist communities. Its attempts to clean it up are too little too late.
Social media companies have failed to contain disinformation. These companies, Facebook especially, have a moral and ethical duty to do so.
PolitiFact labeled one claim false in a Lincoln Project ad, but the primary message was true. Facebook censored it but allows Trump ads to lie unchecked.
When it comes to agreeing to the lengthy terms of service on various sites without reading them, ignorance is bliss, but it has major privacy implications.
Facebook is now funding research into reading the signals produced by your brain. Calling this a disaster would be sugarcoating it.
Social media platforms are designed to amplify confirmation bias... even if that bias is bigoted. And that has had dire consequences.
I created a pro-Trump Facebook account, was exposed to fake news, and found out where it came from
This is a disturbing inside look at the Trump supporter echo chamber