Why you shouldn’t blame Facebook for what ails democracy
Date: Saturday April 7, 2018
Aaron Wherry, CBC News, April 7, 2018
Amid the onslaught of revelations about Facebook, Twitter and what’s been happening online during election campaigns around the world, there’s a glimmer of (potentially) good news: governments could take steps now to impose some order on the political activity taking place on social media platforms.
Now, the bad news: social media is just one part of the current threat to Western democracy.