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Breeding a Generation of Social Media Fakers

People desperately seeking attention and validation through social media are at risk of becoming a sub-class of "social media fakers".

How social media divides us — a post-Postman analysis of a media landscape in distress

How social media divides us — is it a breeding ground for hate groups, fake news, and click-baits?

Techlash and Cambridge Analytica

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the era of the techlash against social networks and the internet has begun.

Hyper-realistic media: How real news become fake news

The Bell Curve of media interest leads to imbalance. Due to hyper-realistic media, we might already be suffering from "normality blindness".

This is how the EU copyright directive will backfire

The EU has passed the controversial Copyright Directive, but it will not be a lucrative deal for European sites with copyrighted material.