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

Analysis

There a lot of different things we both see and hear in the media. They are mentioned by famous A-list celebrities that are household names, by large companies, or even said by people we may not necessarily know or had heard of. Censorship is a dangerous topic, simply because everyone has different opinions and perspectives… Continue reading Analysis

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

Did Kevin Hart do the Right Thing?

These past two weeks we have been talking about things in the media that should have been censored or not even posted at all. We have been having discussions with our fellow classmates about different situations and share our views on these topics. During our discussion cycle I chose to write about how Kevin Hart… Continue reading Did Kevin Hart do the Right Thing?

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?