Artificial Intelligence or AI Algorithms used the right way, that is, for the good, is no doubt a gift to humanity – but put into the wrong hands they are poison and a huge threat to democracy and our mental health.
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In my last couple of posts I have gone over the origins and development of fake news, and our present situation. Here, I will explore the potential future we face with fake news. I’ll briefly discuss how different generations process […]
We are all part of something greater than ourselves. We are part of a society that is more diverse than it has ever been before, and this should be celebrated. Social media platforms are playing an important role in our […]
The importance of social media has grown rapidly over the past decade. Almost half of the world’s population actively uses social media – that’s 3.4 billion users. And with this development came the slow progression of the social media influencer. […]
There’s a lot going on in the world to make us feel upset or anxious—political debates, climate change, wars, social justice issues, a global pandemic, and the list goes on and on. We live in an age where information and […]
In my last post I gave an overview of how the fake news we see now has developed over centuries. In this one, I’ll focus on the fake news that has been widely circulated over the past couple of years, […]
In recent years, as more information about how social media companies use our data has come to light, we’ve seen a growing backlash against their practices. This is not surprising. After all, who would want their personal data tracked and […]
Online content has become dominated by sensational form, from short, fun listicles to personalized headlines. Modern audiences interact with news organizations via social media through liking, sharing, and commenting on online news articles. And though this means that important information […]
Who among us hasn’t sat down with our phone for a quick scroll on social media and when we look up an hour or two have passed? It seems like we were only scrolling for a few minutes, but our […]
Fake News: Collins Dictionary made it their word of the year 2017, following an explosion in use. Despite Donald Trump’s claims, it existed as a term long before he popularised it. The term describes untrue or misleading news stories spread […]
Social media is a powerful tool that can be used for good or bad. It can help us make connections with people around the world, but it can also be used for negative things like bullying, stalking, and harassment. The […]