All Videos November 25, 2021

A guide to echo chambers

Remember thinking there was no chance Donald Trump would win the 2016 US presidential election? You weren’t alone – everybody else in your echo chamber thought the same thing.

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A guide to echo chambers

A guide to echo chambers

Remember thinking there was no chance Donald Trump would win the 2016 US presidential election? You weren’t alone – everybody else in your echo chamber thought the same thing.
2:43
What is the dark web?

What is the dark web?

Did you know only 4% of the internet is discoverable through Google search? The rest is what’s know as the deep web, and beyond that there’s the dark web. What is it, why was it created and who uses it?
2:41
What are the rules of the internet?

What are the rules of the internet?

Have you ever wondered why platforms don’t get shut down when they host extremist content, why Twitter doesn’t get sued every time someone spreads misinformation, or how sites like 4Chan can even exist? It’s because of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act – or the 26 words that created the internet.
3:04
Did you just sign away your first born child?

Did you just sign away your first born child?

One of the biggest lies on the internet has to be “I have read and agree to the terms and conditions.” And who can blame us when it would take an average of 76 working days to read all the privacy policies we come across on the internet each year?
3:01
The truth about bots

The truth about bots

We’ve all seen them in the comments on social media, and some of us have probably even had an argument with one. So what’s the deal with bots?
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