Misinformation has weaponized social media

Last week, I did something I never thought I’d do. I spoke at DEFCON! I presented a longer version of this misinformation post that I developed from a talk I gave at Bitnorth over a decade ago. The title of this talk was “The History of the Weaponization of Social Media”. Dramatic, I know. But […]

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Social Media As a Weapon Against Democracy

Who would have believed that I would write a post about social media being used a weapon against democracy? Looking back, I should have been more pragmatic about the power of social media and community. Here we are ten years from when it all started, and corporate marketing and PR teams have co-opted social platforms. […]

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