Barbara Romzek - Social media and Click Bate

Barbara Romzek - Social media and Click Bate

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1413 , Segment 1

Episode: Social Media Click Bate, Mom and Marriage, Cleanse or Not to Cleanse

  • Jan 30, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 48:54 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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