• Post category:In the Media

Associate Professor Ethan Zuckerman authored an editorial for WIRED titled “Social Media is Getting Smaller—and More Treacherous,” where he explores how the rise of “small room” social networks foster communities and spaces for extremist groups to share their ideologies. “Small rooms have a big downside: they’re as useful for Nazis as they are for knitters,” says Zuckerman. “These conversations, insulated from outside scrutiny, can normalize extreme points of view and lead people deeper into dark topics they expressed a passing interest in.” Read more: https://brnw.ch/21wGPS9