Jaron Lanier – Social Media Ruins Your Life

Source: Channel 4 News

Jaron Lanier is an American computer scientist, philosopher and futurist. He wrote a best selling book called “Why you should delete your Social Media accounts right now”. Here he makes the case as to why social media is not a force for good.

In this interview Jaron Lanier talks about Facebook, YouTube, Google and how the tech and social media giants are using algorithms to record data about their users – and how internet algorithms shape how we see the world and what we’re shown online.

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