Social Media and Click-Bait

Social Media and Click-Bait

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1417 , Segment 2

Episode: Crisis of Faith, Social Media Click-Bait, Disagreeing More at Work

  • Feb 3, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 48:56 mins

Barbara Romzek, Ph.D., is a professor of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University in Washington, D.C. Social media creates profit from connecting people and encouraging global conversations.  But certain people have found a way to exploit these forums that weaken shared norms of trust and openness.  Barbara Romzek explains the dangers of clickbait, why it needs to be stopped, and why social media companies need to do more.

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