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Truth Decay and the Technology Threat

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Tristan Harris, Co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, speaks with Financial Times journalist Rana Foroohar about digital media, democracy and the loss of trust. Fake news can inflict lasting societal damage, Harris argues, especially since platforms like YouTube and Facebook have not been able to effectively fight the spreading of misinformation. “This is a really serious thing that is affecting two billion people and eroding the truth ecology and our trust environment.”

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