Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~10 min
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An app that young people use to share videos of themselves dancing might seem like a silly diversion, but it's become a powerhouse social media platform.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
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TikTok teens and the Trump campaign: How social media amplifies political activism and threatens election integrity
If teenagers organizing on social media can hamper a presidential campaign rally, how challenging is it to manipulate elections?
June 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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