The Social Dilemma | The Cameron Journal
Everyone was rocked by the Social Dilemma this past summer. I wanted to wait to write about it until some of the hubbub had passed and everyone had time to watch it and digest it. For the unfamiliar, the social dilemma breaks down the business and motivation of social media companies. Their most important contribution was really analyzing how user data is mined for advertising, manipulation, and profit. The main person profiled in the film was Jaron Lanier and he has been railing against these companies for years.