A week after a Facebook security breach exposed the accounts of 50 million users, a collection of leading thinkers on the social media giant’s outsized impact on democracy and information privacy joined a Facebook executive for a revealing and timely conversation at Fordham Law School.
The Oct. 4 event centered around University of Virginia Media Studies Professor Siva Vaidhyanathan’s book, Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy (Oxford University Press, 2018). Facebook Global Civic Partnerships Manager Crystal Patterson, investigative journalist Julia Angwin, and Fordham Law visiting professor Danielle Citron ’94 also participated in a panel discussion moderated by Fordham Law professor Olivier Sylvain. Fordham University’s McGannon Center, which Sylvain directs, presented the event.
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