October 24, 2023
Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig on why AI and social media are causing a free speech crisis for the internet
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig joins the Decoder podcast to introduce the Applied Social Media Lab and share his thoughts on how to regulate social media while balancing free speech and protecting democracy.
October 5, 2023
Centering Community Voices: How Tech Companies Can Better Engage with Civil Society Organizations
Employee Fellow Nadah Feteih and alum Elodie Vialle co-author this article on Tech Policy Press urging platforms to collaborate more closely with marginalized communities in order to effectively address online harms.
October 3, 2023
Great news — social media is falling apart
Institute Director Rebecca Rinkevich is quoted in this Business Insider article on the increasingly fragmented social media landscape, and predicts that governments will have to work a lot harder to make connections and engage with the public online.
September 22, 2023
How the Supreme Court could alter the way Americans interact on the internet
“Suddenly, the communications between the federal government and also state governments and internet platforms are being tested to see whether or not they are coercive.” Visiting Scholar Anupam Chander is quoted in USA Today on how the next SCOTUS term could impact the government’s regulatory power over platforms and how officials engage with the public online.