Pierre Omidyar: 6 ways social media has become a direct threat to democracy (Washington Post)

Washington Post: Pierre Omidyar: 6 ways social media has become a direct threat to democracy . “For all the ways this technology brings us together, the monetization and manipulation of information is swiftly tearing us apart. From foreign interference in our elections to targeted campaigns designed to confuse and divide on important social issues, groups looking for an effective way to infiltrate and influence our democracy have found generous hosts in the world of social media.”