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Last Friday evening before turning in for the night, I shared a six part, threaded series of thoughts on Twitter based on frequent conversations I have with technology-fearful adults. Before reflecting a bit more on these ideas, as well as sharing some of the responses these tweets invited from others, I’ll share this series [...]
Menu Browse: » » » Technology and Social Change Technology and Social Change Research Project The internet has opened vast new territory for global information warfare. During a breaking news event, social media users are inundated with a flurry of both verified and unverified information. Facts, rumors, and disinformation alike are spread via text, links, images and video, shared and reposted across major platforms. A wide range of media manipulators have learned to take advantage of the bursts of unverified information and heightened attention during these news cycles.