Would you be surprised if I told you #ricebunny and #metoo are the same thing? If so, I highly recommend listening to this Note To Self podcast that digs into the effects and manifestation of the me too movement in China — and that inspired me to write this post…
“Manipulation of Public Opinion in Social Media: Actors, Trends, Counter-strategies” — this wasn’t exactly an easy to digest or necessarily uplifting topic, but it has been a great pleasure quizzing Lisa-Maria Neudert, John Jal Dak, and Amber Macintyre about their research and insights into the various complexities of (social) media capture during the Forum Media and Development Symposium 2018 at the premises of FES Berlin.
Recordings should be up soon.
On October 23, I had the pleasure to host Moritz Riesewieck, one of the directors of the award-winning documentary “The Cleaners” at the RSA in London. As part of Mozfest House, we screened the documentary to a very interested, knowledgeable audience and invited them in the following “Ask me Anything” session to think about potential future projects for these two talented directors…
… Because the digital rights movement is struggling with many challenges. If you have an idea which one would lend itself to a visualisation of the human element in the debate — let me know!
In 2017, Germany made international headlines as a potential new “free speech sheriff” when the parliament passed the “Act to improve the enforcement of the law in social networks”, or in German “NetzDG”, on June 30. The law entered into force on October 1, 2017 and requires affected platforms to be compliant by January 1, 2018.
Ein paar unbedachte Facebook-Likes, etwas Pech beim Algorithmus — und schon können junge Menschen in die Fänge der Terrororganisation IS geraten. Die automatischen Empfehlungsmaschinen der sozialen Medien vernetzen Nutzer mit Anwerbern des Dschihadismus.
Gemeinsamer Beitrag mit Lea Gimpel auf Cicero. Ganzen Artikel lesen.