The Verge: ‘Filter Bubble’ author Eli Pariser on why we need publicly owned social networks

The Verge: ‘Filter Bubble’ author Eli Pariser on why we need publicly owned social networks. “To internet activist Eli Pariser, who coined the term and wrote a book on the subject, questions about how tech platforms are reshaping public life remain as relevant as ever. In a new TED talk, Pariser says social platforms should be rebuilt to serve the greater good, drawing on principles from urban planning. (Civic Signals, a NEW organization he co-founded with University of Texas at Austin professor Talia Stroud, aims to build new models that would do just that.)”

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