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Function with Anil Dash

25 EpisodesProduced by Vox MediaWebsite

Our culture is shaped by technology, and the people building that technology determine how it’s changing our lives. But who are they? And how do they think about their responsibility to the rest of us? From mental health to algorithmic bias, entrepreneur Anil Dash talks to developers, designers, and… read more

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How To Save the 2020 Election: Stopping Fake News

Are social networks downplaying their complicity in the problem that is “fake news?”Anil talks to Fadi Quran of the people powered social advocacy group, Avaaz, about how tech is used to target groups of people and spread disinformation that affects our elections, relationships, and social justice movements. Together they discuss insidious nature of disinformation and misinformation, meet its victims, and go over solutions. 


Listen closely for the steps that platforms can take right now to stem the tide of fake news and fake accounts. 


LINKS:

Avaaz.org

Factbook.org

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