44 min

Stopping Fake News Function with Anil Dash

    • Technology

Are social networks downplaying their complicity in the problem that is “fake news?”Anil talks to Fadi Quran of the people powered social advocacy group, Avaaz, about how tech is used to target groups of people and spread disinformation that affects our elections, relationships, and social justice movements. Together they discuss insidious nature of disinformation and misinformation, meet its victims, and go over solutions. 

Listen closely for the steps that platforms can take right now to stem the tide of fake news and fake accounts. 

LINKS:
Avaaz.org
Factbook.org

Are social networks downplaying their complicity in the problem that is “fake news?”Anil talks to Fadi Quran of the people powered social advocacy group, Avaaz, about how tech is used to target groups of people and spread disinformation that affects our elections, relationships, and social justice movements. Together they discuss insidious nature of disinformation and misinformation, meet its victims, and go over solutions. 

Listen closely for the steps that platforms can take right now to stem the tide of fake news and fake accounts. 

LINKS:
Avaaz.org
Factbook.org

44 min

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