The Good Web
Globally there are 4 billion people who use social media an average of two hours and 30 minutes a day. At the same time, social media has been simultaneously praised and denounced in equal measure for its influence on society. Regulators have proposed a range of policies including anti-trust to rein in what they see as its abuses. Yet most if not all of the proposals seek start with the current scenario and seek to blunt its egregious excesses. But is there a way to reimagine social media as a force for good? Yes, perhaps.
Please join us for a conversation with Prof. Ethan Zuckerman of University of Massachusetts, Amherst for a conversation about the “Good Web”.
- KEYNOTE: Ethan Zuckerman – What Went Wrong With the Web, and Who’s Working to Make it Better
- The Good Web
- Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection
- Mistrust: Why Losing Faith in Institutions Provides the Tools to Transform Them
- Podcast: Reimagining the Internet
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