Concerns of Political Science in the 21st Century Discussion
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One of the greatest concerns of political science in the 21st century is the prevalence of false or misleading information and the ease with which this information spreads on the internet. One reason that this information spreads so quickly and easily is that it is typically specifically crafted to appeal to people’s preconceived beliefs about issues, activating what we call confirmation bias.
How should social media companies address the spread of misinformation on their platforms? CAN they address this, or is it a violation of individual rights to free speech (keep in mind, these companies are private companies)? In what ways do you believe we can combat false information about potentially harmful subjects?