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Hodson on the power of Facebook

January 31, 2018
CBC Radio

College of Interdisciplinary Studies Assist. Prof. Jaigris Hodson spoke with CBC Radio’s Maritime Noon show about a number of ways Facebook has psychological power over society.

Here is an excerpt:

“Technology, in a way, helps us to dehumanize the person at the other end of Facebook. They become something of an input and so then it becomes much easier to actually tear apart those communities that we are going to Facebook to try to build.”

Listen to the full story. Segment starts at 15:40.