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8 December 2020

You’ve Got Hate Mail

We got our first hate mail message at Peer Social this week. Frankly, I’m surprised it has taken this long. I would have thought we would get some hate mail…

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1 December 2020

Solomon Islands Facebook Ban is Part of a Worrying Trend

On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020, the Solomon Islands announced a ban on Facebook due to “abusive language against ministers and the prime minister” and “defamation of character.” Somehow, we don’t think Mark…

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24 November 2020

Free Speech Platform ‘Parler’ Makes Waves Post-Election

During the 2020 presidential election, the first half of the race reflected the majority of votes in President Donald Trump’s favour. However, his rival, Joe Biden, was still ahead with…

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3 November 2020

Facebook: The Most Dangerous Influencer

Facebook is a juggernaut not only in social media but also when it comes to wielding massive political influence. With such power, the responsibility to maintain a balanced political representation…

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29 October 2020

The Decentralists Episode 4: Is Social Media the Biggest Threat to Independent Journalism?

We discuss this question and more with the executive director and spokesperson for the watchdog group, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting, Daniel Bernhard. 

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27 October 2020

Facebook and Twitter say they are trying to combat QAnon but are they really?

Since 2017, the growing conspiracy theory behind QAnon has been garnering a far right-wing following. Trump supporters are primed to deny and resist any election result in November 2020 that does not…

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13 October 2020

Social Media: The Most Powerful & Dangerous Political Tool

With the 2020 United States election looming—political ad campaigns featuring candidates have been circulating non-stop on the Internet. In the past, media platforms like newspapers, radio, and television were the…

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