Social Media’s Political Biases and Fake News

When I was talking politics with a friend of mine recently, he mentioned his one and only wish he had for this country to become: a united and all-around loving country. My response to him was that it would never happen, unfortunately. There’s too much in this country that is disagreed upon. The divide in… Continue reading Social Media’s Political Biases and Fake News

Censoring Employees on Social Media

Social media gives people the ability to post whatever they want whenever they want. However, employers have started to check potential employee’s social media platforms before moving forward in the interview process. Employers have also put social media policies in place that warn their employees about thinking before they post content that could be detrimental… Continue reading Censoring Employees on Social Media

Facebook Controversy

Social media has become a part of daily life throughout the entire world due to advances in technology. Some of these platforms have begun to censor the posts of their users through different means such as banning their posts or even deleting/suspending their account. Each platform has their own rules and guidelines of what can… Continue reading Facebook Controversy

Is Government Regulation Inevitable?

google Social media is a vast place where billions of people are able to share their own content, becoming an integral part of everyone’s lives with thousands of platforms available to use. Social media has shaped the way we receive information, and over the years it has evolved from people being consumers of information and… Continue reading Is Government Regulation Inevitable?

Is A.I. the answer?

Source How should the internet and media be censored in America? That is a loaded question, because no matter what you believe there is always going to be a counter argument and point. Countries such as North Korea, Eritrea, and Saudi Arabia, who all rank in the top of media censored countries, have state control… Continue reading Is A.I. the answer?

The internet can be a scary place

The internet can be a great place, a place where every one can share their ideas and thoughts. While many times this can be wonderful for people to explore different views, sometimes this can become a problem. When people have a platform where they can say whatever they want, without their identity being revealed, this… Continue reading The internet can be a scary place

Are A.I. Bots Helping or Hurting the Social Media Community?

Technology is constantly changing in the world we live in today. Social Media Corporations have started to implement A.I. bots to scan content for them on a daily basis rather than a human. Although this seems very innovative and less time consuming, is this the best way to tackle offensive speech on social media platforms?… Continue reading Are A.I. Bots Helping or Hurting the Social Media Community?

Devin Nunes’ Cow Is Ruining Twitter

One of the main issues faced in the mediated world we live in today is censorship and what that means for free speech.  Social media companies such as Twitter and Facebook have created a place where users can posts their thoughts without much fear of being censored.  Twitter only will censor a user's content if… Continue reading Devin Nunes’ Cow Is Ruining Twitter

Algorithmic Censorship – the future of censorship?

Artificial intelligence is rapidly becoming used more frequently in the world of business, but we definitely haven't seen the end of it, at this point in time - really it's just the beginning. AI is quickly starting to replace humans in the way that it can react to data faster and more efficiently than most… Continue reading Algorithmic Censorship – the future of censorship?

Social media’s fight in the battle between hate speech and free speech

The concept of censorship is not a new one- governments, large companies, religious organizations, and public schools have monitored and censored the thoughts, words, and actions of their participants for as long as modern society has existed. With the development of the Internet- and shortly after, social media, we as a society have made tremendous… Continue reading Social media’s fight in the battle between hate speech and free speech