October 10, 2020 By NEWS WIRE
Silicon Valley pioneer Jaron Lanier has raised the alarm on the dangers of using social media. In short, too much of it can risk ruining your life.
In his interview with Britain’s C4 News, computer philosophy writer Lanier explains how firms like Facebook, Twitter and Google are using algorithms to manipulate and record data on how their users think and feel - in effect shaping how we see the virtual world, as well the real world too. Watch:
"Propaganda works best when those who are being manipulated are confident they are acting on their own free will" - Joseph Goebbels
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