From Built In

SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANIES MUST ACT TO PROTECT DEMOCRACY

Last week's attack on the Capitol makes clear that social media companies must take their role in protecting democracy seriously.

TO SURVIVE, SOCIAL MEDIA NEEDS BETTER GOVERNANCE

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.

NOT ALL TECH PROBLEMS ARE ENGINEERING PROBLEMS

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.

WE NEED OUR TECH TO HELP US FEEL MORE

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.

YOUR STARTUP NEEDS AN AI ETHICIST. HOW DO YOU FIND ONE?

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.

THE KEY TO A BETTER SOCIAL MEDIA ECOSYSTEM? FRICTION.

Right now, social media rewards impulsive, reactive behaviors. FrictionTech can make it better.