<i>The preliminary proof of Facebook’s influence on the manipulation of democracy is there. The prophecy of “Brave New World” is about to materialize.</i>
Last weekend, the first results of an official inquiry into digital political manipulation in electoral processes became known. A committee of the British [Read more]
Despite its early denials, it has become clear that Facebook (along with other social networks) has been an unwitting purveyor of “fake news."
[B]ig data can make any candidate a winner because it is a tailored campaign.
Perhaps we should start considering networks not as an end in itself, but as a tool and, above all, as a mirror.
If admitting the existence of a problem is the first step in facing it, as psychologists always say, the Facebook crisis may have started to get back on track in recent days.