Distributed Social Networks

During our seemingly never-ending election cycles, social networks like Facebook and Twitter have been cashing in through the sales of political ads, sometimes containing glaring factual errors. Facebook’s case is made worse through leadership of a man with a history of making morally dubious decisions, and does not seem to understand the ramifications of what he has created, including failing to adequately protect user’s privacy, as illustrated by the actions of Cambridge Analytica in the 2016 election and during Brexit. [Read More]