The Stream – Is social media killing online activism?

 

Some internet advocates argue that social media companies’ algorithms and monetisation schemes are destroying netizens’ ability to reach their followers. How is the internet changing as a public forum and what should be done to protect it?

Joining The Stream in this conversation are:

Hossein Derakhshan @h0d3r
Blogger

Ramesh Srinivasan @rameshmedia
Director, UC Digital Cultures Lab

Shahid Buttar @Sheeyahshee
Director of grassroots advocacy, Electronic Frontier Foundation
shahidbuttar.com

Lauren Hockenson @lhockenson
Reporter, The Next Web
thenextweb.com