Articles tagged: "Social Media"
Trump’s Twitter Account Is Becoming Crazier

Trump’s Twitter Account Is Becoming Crazier

President Trump's Twitter feed looks like that of a bigoted, senior citizen conspiracy theorist who is into QAnon and has watched way too much Fox News.

Trump Has A Legally Dubious Plan To Turn Social Media Into His Propaganda Arm

Trump Has A Legally Dubious Plan To Turn Social Media Into His Propaganda Arm

Fed up with a lack of social media engagement they demand, Trump and right-wing trolls want to force tech companies to obey their whims by abusing FCC’s powers.

Facebook Wants To Read Your Mind, Literally

Facebook Wants To Read Your Mind, Literally

Facebook is now funding research into reading the signals produced by your brain. Calling this a disaster would be sugarcoating it.

How Social Media Can Fight Deepfakes

How Social Media Can Fight Deepfakes

Researchers keep finding ways to flag fake videos and manipulated photos. Social media platforms need to start integrating those tools into their software.

How Facebook’s Main Algorithm Fans Bigotry And Violence

How Facebook’s Main Algorithm Fans Bigotry And Violence

Social media platforms are designed to amplify confirmation bias... even if that bias is bigoted. And that has had dire consequences.

Don’t Just Tweet. Register To Vote.

Don’t Just Tweet. Register To Vote.

Why keyboard warring is crucial to societal change, and how we can take it further offline.

Alex Jones Has Been Banned From Twitter. Before You Cry Censorship, Read This.

Alex Jones Has Been Banned From Twitter. Before You Cry Censorship, Read This.

Banning someone who endangered lives through their lies isn't part of a systemic scheme to censor conservatives. It's the right thing to do.

Social Media Is Making It Harder To Be A Bigot

Social Media Is Making It Harder To Be A Bigot

From BBQ Becky to Permit Patty, lawsuits may actually the least of America’s bigots’ problems.

How Flat UI Helped Fake News Thrive In The Age Of Social Media

How Flat UI Helped Fake News Thrive In The Age Of Social Media

Modern design and social media leveled the playing field for news outlets. But in doing so, they helped fake news thrive alongside reputable sources.

How We Turned Social Media Into Poison

How We Turned Social Media Into Poison

Social media morphed into something far darker than it was ever intended, and its creators are powerless or unwilling to fix it

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