• A Parting Shot On Social Media, Fake News And Trump
    Blaming social media and fake news for Trump's election is dangerous because it shifts responsibility for all the various shortcomings of the American electorate - economic illiteracy, racism, xenophobia - onto unnamed foreigners bent on stirring up trouble.
  • Materialists View Facebook Friends As "Digital Objects"
    People who display materialistic characteristics in other areas of their lives are likely to view their digital connections on social media as objects, to be collected and curated.
  • So Long, And A Red Flag On "Children's" Content
    If we are prepared to consider that malevolent foreign forces tried to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election with organic social-media content and paid advertising campaigns, isn't it plausible they may use the same techniques to instill dubious values in American children?
  • Graham Proposes Commission To Combat Foreign Social-Media Influence
    The controversial subject of alleged foreign attempts to influence American society via social media may get its own long-term investigative commission in Congress, provided the proposal can garner enough bipartisan support.
  • Social-Media Bigs Admit To Wider Russian Influence
    Russian meddling in American public life via social media apparently went beyond merely stirring up partisan feelings online. It extended to agents provocateurs setting up "real life" events, including political rallies and counter rallies.