2 min read · 309 saves · Aug 24th · Tech oracle Jaron Lanier saw the evils of social media platforms before anyone else. Now he talks about whether Twitter activism really works, how to fix Facebook, and why he won't be joining Silicon…
~12 min read · 293 saves · From 2018 · Whistleblower describes how firm linked to former Trump adviser Steve Bannon compiled user data to target American voters• How Cambridge Analytica’s algorithms turned ‘likes’ into a political tool
~17 min read · 285 saves · Jul 2nd · William Davies · The long read: As social media has become more inhospitable, the appeal of private online groups has grown. But they hold their own dangers – to those both inside and out
7 min read · 255 saves · Aug 27th · Kevin Roose · Right-wing influencers are dominating the political discussion on Facebook, raising questions about whether it will translate into electoral success in November.