Last week's attack on the Capitol makes clear that social media companies must take their role in protecting democracy seriously.
As social media companies increasingly take on the role of free speech arbiters, they need to ensure their policies offer transparency and the types of checks and balances government relies on.
Improving the public perception of the tech industry depends on more than just making better products. Instead, tech needs to reckon with the power it holds in today's world.
The tools that allow us to stay connected often leave us feeling hollow. To provide meaningful connections, tech needs to figure out a way to differentiate online interactions.
Responsible innovation is likely to be one of the hottest careers of the near future. But before it can catch on, we need to build a pipeline to get people into the field.
Right now, social media rewards impulsive, reactive behaviors. FrictionTech can make it better.