Could A Reboot Make Social Media A Nicer Place

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13 Sep 2021
4 min read

News Synopsis

According to BKCIS Analysis, social media is no longer fit for any purpose - the platforms, initially perceived as engines for democracy and truth, appear to have instead facilitated the spread and acceptance of lies, division, and physical harm. When social media started, it was supposed to bring about this new renaissance of thought because everyone would have a voice. Despite its wars, social media and online environments have clear benefits that are also worth preserving. There's no doubt social media opens up access to vast amounts of knowledge, valuable self-governed communities, and flourishing cultural movements. However, the sheer scale and reach of social media will make reform difficult.
 

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