Tag Archives: Renee DiResta

Can we get the facts of life from social media?

Short answer: no. What follows is one entire chapter from my book, How I Learned The Facts of Life, the title of which is duplicated above. (A very short chapter.) There’s a reason why I’m posting it here today. I … Continue reading

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What should we do about Facebook? I have a plan*

(*Thanks, Elizabeth Warren, for this catch phrase.) Boy, is everyone going crazy over Facebook! It is evil, it has to be censored. It allows politicians to sell ads with ugly and discredited smears. It was and will be again the … Continue reading

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If Mark Zuckerberg won’t protect us from political ads that lie…

What do we do? We protect ourselves. By now, anyone who has paid a moment’s attention to trolling, lying and outright fake news utilizing social media knows they exist. And knows we users of social media are the targets. I … Continue reading

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