Regulate, break up, open up: how to fix Facebook in 2022

The Guardian

Aisha Gani
Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Photograph: Jeff Chiu/AP

This year the public saw an alarming side of Facebook after a huge leak of internal documents revealed the extent of vaccine misinformation and extremism on the platform, a two-tier system of who gets to break the rules, and the toxic effects of Instagram for teens.

Digital rights activists around the world have warned about these issues for years, but with the company facing mounting pressure, next year could provide an unprecedented opportunity for action.

We spoke to researchers, activists, and tech experts about how Facebook can be reined in 2022 and beyond, and the innovative solutions that could bring about change.

Publish : 2021-12-26 17:35:00

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