Disinformation in social media: Oireachtas member meeting with Frances Haugen
On Tuesday, March 22nd, Oireachtas members met with Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen to discuss potential remedies and actions that could address social media disinformation.
Director of UCD master’s in Digital Policy Elizabeth Farries, Digital Policy master Student Yee Thu Aung and Facebook whistlblower Frances Haugen in the Oireachtas member meeting
Elizabeth Farries, assistant professor at UCD School of Information & Communication Studies and Director of the University’s masters in Digital Policy, attended the meeting alongside master student Yee Thu Aung that offered a detailed brief about the platformed disinformation harms in Myanmar.
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How to solve viral disinfo on social media?#UCDdigitalpolicy attended yesterday’s briefing with whistle-blower @FrancesHaugen.
Thank you to hosts @UpliftIRL, @ivanabacik and @marie_sherlock, and to Dig Pol student @yeethu_A who detailed platformed disinfo harms in Myanmar. pic.twitter.com/FW70q7OrH2
— Elizabeth Farries (@e_farries) March 23, 2022