The Hype Machine: The Promise and the Peril of Social Media | Sinan Aral

09.14.2020 - By Hidden Forces

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In Episode 154, Demetri Kofinas speaks with Sinan Aral, MIT Professor and author of “The Hype Machine,” about the promise and the peril of social media.

Is social media a force for meaningful connection, collaboration, and social support? Or is it a propaganda machine that, left unchecked, will destroy democracy, civil society, and our health?

This episode is the latest in a long series of thoughtful conversations that we have hosted on technology, politics, & society. Learn more at HiddenForces.

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