As online content evolves it plays an increasingly important role in society. Newsfeeds, search results, and other social content intermediate news and information, influence business decisions, and shape opinions. Platforms, such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit deliver the content that shapes public opinion and behavior.
The current controversy over fake news has made this an issue of public concern.
Our panel will address the technical and ethical questions raised by the social, political, and economic impact of the increasing prominence of these algorithmically negotiated information spaces, including: