Category: Internet

Johann Hari: Your attention didn’t collapse. It was stolen

Social media and many other facets of modern life are destroying our ability to concentrate. We need to reclaim our minds while we still can

Kenn Orphan: Censorship, the Myth of Free Data and the False Solutions on the Table

Social media has never been a free service for any of us. But it has certainly given a lot of advertisers, wealthy investors, intelligence agents and politicians a free ride

Elaine Meyer: How Gen Z Is Fighting Back Against Big Tech

Many in this generation are aware of what they have lost by having grown up on social media, so they’re logging off and working to create a safer, healthier future

Elaine Meyer: How Gen Z Is Fighting Back Against Big Tech

Many in this generation are aware of what they have lost by having grown up on social media, so they’re logging off and working to create a safer, healthier future

Prabir Purkayastha: Meta Isn’t Just About Rebranding Facebook—Could It Bring a Dystopian Future?

Facebook’s announcement has implications about digital life and work—provided it can attract younger users and gamer skeptics and overcome the hate speech and disinformation problems that could still plague Zuckerberg’s vision

Ramesh Srinivasan: Facebook Papers Reveal Complicity in Hate, Lies & Violence Around the World

The Facebook Papers have provided fresh evidence of how the company has let serious problems fester on its platform, including hate, misinformation, and human trafficking, and failed to invest in moderation outside English-speaking countries

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Jon Queally: The Facebook Papers Expose Tech Giant Greed

“This industry is rotten at its core,” said one critic, “and the clearest proof of that is what it’s doing to our children.”

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Richard Seymour: The internet was built for connection – how did it go so wrong?

The World Wide Web celebrates its 30th birthday this year. Its users are less empowered than ever

James Muldoon: Regulating Big Tech is not enough. We need platform socialism

Facebook won’t let state oversight trump shareholder interest, so alternatives – based on common ownership and community control – are needed

Renée DiResta: It’s Not Misinformation. It’s Amplified Propaganda

You don’t need fake accounts to spread ampliganda online. Real people will happily do it

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