Platform Responsibility? How about starting with legal content?

It may be hip these day to talk about platform responsibility, but just a couple years ago, there were no mainstream conversations about how the […]

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Zeynep Tufekci on how the idealism of social media went wrong

In a new, must-read article at MIT Technology review, Professor Zeynep Tufekci at the the University of North Carolina describes How social media took us […]

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Platforms Wrestle With the Difficult After Years of Ignoring the Easy

A new, in-depth post by Mike Masnick at Techdirt correctly describes many of the challenges inherent to platform moderation of content. It was enough of […]

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Why Do We Share Fake News?

The underlying premise of this blog—indeed its title—is a rejection of the tech-utopian pursuit of more as a virtue unto itself.  It is true that […]

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In the News: Sarah Jeong, “Fake News”, & Fair-Use

It’s another one of those weeks when there’s stuff happening faster than I can write about any one thing. So, here’s a summary of a […]

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