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'The Social Dilemma' Director Says The Internet Is Undermining Democracy

On Sep 20, 2020
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In "The Social Dilemma," former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris says social media is no longer a tool for people to use. Instead, he explains that social media has its own goals and pursues them by using psychology against users. https://t.co/c1oI9dxuhy
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The new Netflix documentary "The Social Dilemma" argues social media is undermining the shared sense of reality that underpins society.

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On Sep 20, 2020
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In "The Social Dilemma," former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris says social media is no longer a tool for people to use. Instead, he explains that social media has its own goals and pursues them by using psychology against users. https://t.co/c1oI9dxuhy
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'The Social Dilemma' Director Says The Internet Is Undermining Democracy

'The Social Dilemma' Director Says The Internet Is Undermining Democracy

The new Netflix documentary "The Social Dilemma" argues social media is undermining the shared sense of reality that underpins society.

This Netflix doc tries to explain everything wrong with social media right now

This Netflix doc tries to explain everything wrong with social media right now

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Flamethrowers and Fire Extinguishers – a review of “The Social Dilemma”

Flamethrowers and Fire Extinguishers – a review of “The Social Dilemma”

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The Social Dilemma is a Social Catastrophe

The Social Dilemma is a Social Catastrophe

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This documentary from Jeff Orlowski explores how addiction and privacy breaches are features, not bugs, of social media platforms.

What ‘The Social Dilemma’ misunderstands about social networks

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The world is more complicated than filmmakers want to believe.

Sophie Zhang and The Social Dilemma

Sophie Zhang and The Social Dilemma

I. A dilemmaOn Sunday night, after being encouraged to by friends and family, I hit play on a new documentary about our digital lives. Directed by Jeff Orlowski, The Social Dilemma explores ...