We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen.
Researchers in Britain, led by a Greek diaspora expert in computer science, have developed an algorithm based on artificial intelligence that can predict quite accurately which Twitter users are most likely to share and disseminate unreliable news and generally misinform it beforehand. they actually do.
Facebook has agreed to pay a £500,000 fine, the highest possible, to the Information Commissioner’s Office over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, ending more than a year of litigation between the regulator and social network.