20th Mar - The Chat
Too Much Information?
Today more than ever, social media plays a vital role in politics, business, in every aspect of life. Donald Trump uses his personal Twitter to announce policy and cabinet appointments as well as to defend his decisions and publicise his latest feud. The social media giants are publicly floated, with IPOs attracting colossal sums of money. Twitter’s finances remain stubbornly in the red. Meanwhile, Facebook’s own founder says his company are not doing enough to combat misinformation. Social media is unavoidable, but what has this done to how we receive and process information?