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You Purged Racists From Your Website? Great, Now Get to Work

Joan Donovan says social media sites can—and must—take action to control the content on their sites.

Jul 1, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

Ken and Karen are White Supremacists

Apryl Williams explains that although memes are humorous, Karens and Kens of the world express a dangerous, audacious…

Jul 1, 2020
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Advertisers retreating from Facebook amid backlash over hate speech on social media

evelyn douek joins Australian Broadcasting Corporation to discuss backlash over hate speech on social media

Jul 1, 2020
Omidyar Network

Pathways and Pitfalls for Social Payment Programs and Data Protection

"There is no meaningful choice between compulsory digitization or exclusion."

Jun 30, 2020
Quartz

Bruce Schneier says we need to embrace inefficiency to save our economy

Bruce Schneier shares his prediction for the future with Quartz

Jun 30, 2020
The Center for Journalism Ethics

A Guide to Covering Hate Speech Without Amplifying It

Jasmine McNealy says the U.S. Constitution needs to be understood within a power framework

Jun 29, 2020
The Atlantic

Twitter’s Least-Bad Option for Dealing With Donald Trump

Every plausible configuration of social media in 2020 is unpalatable, Jonathan Zittrain says.

Jun 26, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

Contribution to a European Agenda for AI

Improving Risk Management, Building Strong Governance, Accelerating Education and Research

Jun 26, 2020

Featured Projects

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AI: Educational Activities

The Berkman Klein Center has worked to build a robust community and institutional activities leveraging… More

Lumen

Lumen

Lumen collects and studies online content removal requests, providing transparency and supporting… More

Youth and Media

Youth and Media

Youth and Media (YaM) encompasses an array of research, advocacy, and development initiatives around youth (age 12-18)… More

Internet Monitor

Internet Monitor

Internet Monitor's aim is to evaluate, describe, and summarize the means, mechanisms, and extent of Internet content… More

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is dedicated to exploring, understanding, and shaping the way we use technology

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Contact Tracing and Technology: A Deep Dive

BKC co-hosts conversation on digital data and public health More

[Virtual] The Pandemic As a Portal

Video & Podcast: Three projects dedicated to capturing and documenting the new possible will talk about their… More

[Virtual] Data and COVID-19

Health data, contact tracing, and misinformation More

[Virtual] COVID-19 and Inequality in the Global South

A discussion on the economic and healthcare fallouts for low-income countries More