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6 March 2020

Social media and the spread of the Coronavirus

Dr. Li Wenliang knew something was wrong. In December 2019, he noticed that seven patients were quarantined at his hospital with symptoms resembling SARS. On social media, he alerted the…

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4 March 2020

The American people are being lied to about the coronavirus

America should have press freedom. It should have openness. Those are the values I’ve always admired about the USA. So it pains me to say this. The USA should be more forthright…

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29 January 2020

Why Facebook is dangerous for business

Tell me if this story sounds familiar. A small company has an innovative idea. Its innovation results in a flourishing business. As business flourishes, its lone supplier cuts off all…

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22 January 2020

Social Media makes us lonely, but it doesn’t have to

Far from connecting us with other human beings, social media use does the opposite. According to a recent Cigna study: This year, 71% of heavy social media users report feelings of…

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15 January 2020

Social Media and User Data: Hot Potato or Silver Bullet?

Why the future of Social Media and Digital Identity is decentralised As a start-up entrepreneur, I have a lot of ideas. Like most people, I use technology as a means…

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20 December 2019

Data Leaks & Privacy Violations: It’s Okay to Be Afraid

Another large and egregious Facebook breach reminds us how unsafe our personal data really is. According to WIRED, over 1.2 billion user records collected from Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter users…

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24 October 2019

Did social media bots impact the Canadian federal election?

It’s common knowledge that automated bots impacted the results of the 2016 US Presidential elections. At Peer, we wanted to know if this would likewise affect the results of the Canadian federal…

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