WEEK TWO

The Digital Age (or, just how f’d are we?)

What are the consequences of such intense tracking?

How does this contribute to existing structures of power?

How have Facebook and other social networking sites changed since 2006?

How many things have been largely accepted in our use of social networking that once felt more invasive and/or uncomfortable?

“The Age of the Algorithm” 99% Invisible podcast (September 5, 2017).
Farhad Manjoo and Nadieh Bremer, “I Visited 47 Sites. Hundreds of Trackers Followed Me.” New York Times (August 23, 2019)
Tracy Samantha Schmidt, “Inside the Backlash Against Facebook” Time (2006)

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