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Is social media fuelling political polarisation?

By Antoine Marie, Chercheur post-doctorant, École normale supérieure (ENS) – PSL
Once upon a time, newly minted graduates dreamt of creating online social media that would bring people closer together.

That dream is now all but a distant memory. In 2024, there aren’t many ills social networks don’t stand accused of: the platforms are singled out for spreading “fake news”, for serving as Russian and Chinese vehicles to destabilise democracies, as well as for capturing our attention and selling it to shadowy merchants through micro targeting. The…The Conversation

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