My Story at VICE: How Social Media Can Weaken A Revolution

For Motherboard, I wrote about the dark side of social media, and how it may undermine protest movements in the long run.

Following Evgeny Morozov’s pivotal and persuasive The Net Delusion, (the book equivalent of a weekend’s worth of Snapchats from your friend Eddie Snowden) Tufekci illustrates how governments are subverting communication tools with overt repression and shrewd finesse, embodying all those high school essays juxtaposing Orwell’s vision of the future with Huxley’s.


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