Function with Anil Dash is a podcast about how technology is shaping culture and communications.
Host and Glitch CEO, Anil Dash, talks to developers, designers, and culture experts to understand the ways tech is changing culture, and what it means for us.
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Are social networks downplaying their complicity in the problem that is "fake news?"
Anil talks to Fadi Quran of the people-powered social advocacy group Avaaz about how tech is used to target groups of people and spread disinformation that affects our elections, relationships, and social justice movements. Together, they discuss the insidious nature of disinformation and misinformation, meet its victims, and go over solutions.
Listen closely for the steps that platforms can take right now to stem the tide of fake news and fake accounts.