Danielle Campbell – Copy editor Have you ever felt like social media has a hold on you and you don’t know how or why? The Social Dilemma is a documentary on Netflix that explains how today’s technology has a hold on people, especially young people. The documentary explains in detailRead More →

Media headlines October 6 In today’s media, ESPN’s Sage Steele is pulled from the air after quashing the company’s vaccine mandate, new study suggests Critical Race Theory is infiltrating the top 25 private K-12 schools elitists of America, and Hillary Clinton announces new fiction book Facebook suffered a massive globalRead More →

Founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, while not the only person to have created the challenges of social media today, created and developed what has become the largest social network in the world. AP photo The Truth Has a Voice Foundation (THAVF) has announced its upcoming civic engagement event:Read More →

Former Google consultant Joe Toscano slammed Facebook for putting profits before people after two “catastrophic” reports say the tech giant allows celebrities to break platform rules and that executives recognize that its photo-sharing app can be harmful to teenage girls. “The reality is that Facebook is doing business as usual,Read More →

SAN FRANCISCO, August 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In a rare move, Netflix is ​​giving away its Emmy-nominated documentary, The Social Dilemma, for free to anyone on YouTube. The movie, which the Today Show called “breathtaking” and “the most impactful movie I’ve seen in the past three or fourRead More →

A new episode of Hollywood journalist‘s Behind the screen podcast features the filmmakers behind The social dilemma, a seven-time Emmy-nominated documentary that examines the dark side of social media. Released on Netflix, The social dilemma has received Emmy nominations for Outstanding Documentary or Non-Fiction Special, as well as in theRead More →

As the new school year begins, Netflix is ​​making the documentary The social dilemma available for free on YouTube until the end of September. After just a few days, it recorded over 65,000 views, with one viewer commenting, “Literally one of the best and most worthy documentaries I have everRead More →

In 2017, director Jeff Orlowski noticed that his tech friends were starting to talk about the larger societal issues created by their industry. They were talking about the negative effects of social media and search engines leading to real-world damage, from violent protests and misinformation to abuse of privacy andRead More →

When Britney Spears’ father Jamie Spears agreed last week to step down as curator of the pop star’s estate, it underscored the flexibility required of the editors of the non-fiction programs the story unfolds for. always during postproduction. This was the case of Geoff O’Brien and Pierre Takal, editors ofRead More →

Jeff Orlowski, director of award-winning Netflix documentary The social dilemma, was an avid user of social media. Not anymore. Around 2017, he says, he began to worry about the “manipulative design techniques” used by social media companies, and with his documentary collaborators, he set out to illustrate the ways inRead More →

US director Jeff Orlowski faced heated questions about his hit Netflix documentary The social dilemma on a panel at CPH: DOX, where he was confronted with the “limits” of the film. The Bafta-nominated film was the subject of discussion on the first day of the International Documentary Festival Conference. Orlowski’sRead More →

Released a year ago, the documentary “The Social Dilemma” is unlike any anti-device conference your mother has ever harassed you with. The docudrama offers Silicon Valley ethicists, tech experts and so-called “computer philosophers” a platform to shed light on the dangers of social media and the very technologies they created.Read More →

In a chapter of his WWII-era book titled “Dialectic of Enlightenment” (1947), German Jewish philosopher Theodor Adorno hypothesized that capitalist media producers prioritize commercialization over artistic merit, forcing all genres of mainstream entertainment to adhere to rigid guidelines. According to Adorno, the mass media encourage conformity to the point whereRead More →

The phenomenon of social media has become a central point of analysis when assessing events across a span of geographies, including the Arab Spring, the events in Gezi Park, and the US presidential elections. Social media is a tool that can impact societies and has the potential to replace otherRead More →

A day after the Center released new guidelines to regulate social media, digital news media and over-the-top content (OTT) providers, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar shared details of what he likes to consume on OTT platforms. Speaking to India Today TV News director Rahul Kanwal in an exclusive interview,Read More →

Editor’s note: This column is from one of the participants in the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs, which is being held virtually this year. It operates from Tuesday to Friday. For more details go to worldaffairsconference.org. Few of us have noticed that a new coronavirus appeared in Wuhan, ChinaRead More →

GRAPHIC BY PHOEBE KALLAHER “The Social Dilemma” describes many secrets behind the true nature of the social media industry, but fails to do so productively. In a pandemic-stricken world where human interactions occur almost entirely online, social media and the internet have taken on an even bigger role in ourRead More →

The social dilemma (2020). From variety.com “/>Still from the movie The social dilemma (2020). From variety.com Social media has radically changed human interactions and behaviors over the past 10 years, going far beyond the original ideals of facilitating sharing and promoting openness and connection. Much of the debate today isRead More →

Of all the answers to his film The social dilemma, director Jeff Orlowski cherishes a reaction above many. “[Author] George RR Martin tweeted that The social dilemma was the scariest movie he had seen in 20 years, ”Orlowski told Deadline. “It was one of my favorite little moments.” The NetflixRead More →

Former Big Tech insiders reveal what made them turn against the powerful platforms they helped create and promote. “Nothing vast enters the lives of mortals without a curse. – Sophocles This quote opens the docudrama, “The Social Dilemma,” a hardline indictment against Big Tech and the social media platforms itRead More →

UPDATE with video: Filmmaker Jeff Orlowski gained fame for his environmental documentaries Chase the ice and In pursuit of Corathe. But with The social dilemma he turns his attention to another problem with major implications for humanity: the harmful impact of social media. “I’ve always been curious about the bigRead More →

Influencer today released a report exploring and highlighting what influencer marketing success looks like for key thought leaders across a range of brands, agencies, industries, and regions – and examining how success has changed depending on the evolving functionality of the platform. This follows the launch of the Netflix documentaryRead More →