The Senate’s Section 230 Circus Sent a Bad Global Signal

The Senate’s Section 230 Circus Sent a Bad Global Signal

Yesterday’s Senate hearing with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s Sundar Pichai, and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey was a mess. Several Democrats focused their questions on real issues such as antitrust, extremism on social media, and the value of local journalism....
The Science That Spans #MeToo, Memes, and Covid-19

The Science That Spans #MeToo, Memes, and Covid-19

Network science’s underlying theory predates the internet, but social media’s rise was an important cultural innovation that implored the need for a science of how people are connected. And while there are myriad fun and interesting questions about the way that people...