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Quentin Palfrey led research study of more than 100 apps
Joan Donovan talks with NBC News
Joan Donovan explains the power social media has in spreading misinformation
Ethan Zuckerman says evidentiary images on their own don’t bring about change. What’s missing is power.
Supercuts of police behavior are receiving enormous numbers of views.
Bruce Schneier on contact tracing apps:
“The smartphone is the most invasive surveillance device our species has ever invented. I don’t see what’s happening now…
Noa Gafni on how citizens are self-organizing during the COVID-19 crisis
Trump, Twitter, and the Public Interest
An essay by Mutale Nkonde
Though his executive order follows a line of misguided, bipartisan swings at the protections for online platforms, this one is distinctively terrible, John Bowers says.
evelyn douek cautions against expecting a platform like Twitter to completely solve the problems of political discourse.
Susan Benesch argues that when it comes to Trump's tweets, Twitter must explain clearly how or why a tweet violated its policy.
Apryl Williams examines the Karen meme and what it tells us about criticism of privilege in the pandemic and Jessie Daniels discusses the history of white women in racial dynamics…
Apryl A. Williams
Mutale Nkonde discusses AI, algorithmic bias, and why we need humans on Notre Dame’s With a Side of Knowledge Podcast
When a duly elected president is bent on spreading misinformation, tech companies can rein him in only so much, writes evelyn douek.
BKC's Mary Gray on the role of corporations in public health and worker surveillance
The many different groups and individuals that spread false information.
Joan Donovan weighs in on Twitter creating a carve-out for public leaders
Padmashree Gehl Sampath on the need for a global response to tackle the impact of COVID-9.
Padmashree Gehl Sampath
We're turning to screens more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic. But what are the implications of spending so much time online?