Social media are today’s primary place for information. To show ourselves, to follow the activities of others, to learn about news events. It is also it the place where we are judged by our peers, monitored by big data corporations and spied on by governments. It introduces new forms of censorship. We only show our better, happy and successful selves. Facebook deletes posts with nudity, inappropriate language and political sensitive messages. And regimes of all kinds use fake accounts, fake news and astroturfing to influence public opinion and spy on their populations. What’s the impact of social media on our democratic society?

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