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Hodson on “dark side” of Facebook

December 24, 2018
CBC News
Article Source: Read the Original Article

Social media expert and Royal Road’s Assoc. Prof. Jaigris Hodson weighs in on CBC’s look back at how 2018 showed social media can be used to spread misinformation while putting privacy at risk.

She says we're too lax with handing over our information in return for a little convenience.

Here is an excerpt:

"The shaping of information that people have access to has implications for democracy, security, community, even health,” said Hodson. “We need to call into question how much we trust companies to collect our data and manage information.”

This story first appeared on CBC News.