On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Dan Faltesek, Assistant Professor of Social Media, New Media Program in the School of Arts and Communication at Oregon State University. Dan’s work connects the structural factors that confine social media companies and the actual interfaces of social networks. He explores how court decisions, technical standards, and financing shape online experience.
Segment 1: Research on New Media [00:00-17:35]
In this first segment, Dan shares some of the challenges of working with a research area that's constantly changing.
Segment 2: The Politics of Social Media [17:36-35:04]
In segment two, Dan discusses political factors that influence how social media is built and consumed.
Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-4:12]: The Responsibility of Social Media Platforms to Respond to Trolls
Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-3:56]: Dan Recommends Ways to Stop Fake News
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