Tag Archives: social media

The Orwellian Danger of Facebook

Is Mark Zuckerberg really in control of Facebook? Or is he a sorcerer’s apprentice that cannot handle the invention?

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Facebook and the Global Battle to Sway Minds

Can we protect our societies against “psychographic advertising” – manipulative technologies that stifle democracy?

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Disinformation Campaigns and Public Mistrust

Disinformation needs to be tackled by a troika – individual members of the public, the social media companies and governments.

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The Problem With Direct Democracy: The Case of California

Direct democracy is now easier than ever. But raw public input without first improving democratic processes is dangerous.

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Social Media in China: The Great Distraction

Worried about social media helping to create popular movements, China runs an elaborate system of censorship and manipulation.

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Part VI: Digital Upgrade of Democracy (“Digital Democracy”)

We need social systems that are able to produce better solutions to complex problems.

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Where China Truly Innovates

The old truism of Chinese copycatting no longer applies in the online world.

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The Other Data Revolution

Can you conceptualize how much data is created these days?

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Just the Facts: Social Media, Back to the Future

New media are actually older than old media, the historic exception.

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United States of Twittermania

Reflections on an IPO and beyond.

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