Inside the bizarre world of internet trolls and propagandists | Andrew Marantz (Links to an external site.)
Journalist Andrew Marantz spent three years embedded in the world of internet trolls and social media propagandists, seeking out the people who are propelling fringe talking points into the heart of conversation online and trying to understand how they’re making their ideas spread. Go down the rabbit hole of online propaganda and misinformation — and learn we can start to make the internet less toxic.
Respond to 3 questions:
(5 points each. Support your position with examples or citations from reliable sources)
1. What are the two kinds of skepticism?
2..What responsibility do social media platforms have in moderating hate speech or misinformation? (Links to an external site.)
3.How can social networks change their platforms to de-incentivize hate speech?