How Should the Law Approach Social Media Abuses?

Jack Balkin
January 25, 2019

Yale law professor Jack Balkin gives an overview of the impacts that social media technologies have had on democratic institutions. He explores some possible legal and societal responses to the challenges posed by social media, such as disinformation and widespread data collection. This speech was the keynote address at UVA Law’s conference: “Digital Democracy: The Threat and Promise of Technology for Democratic Institutions.”

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