Former Editor in Chief of Psychology Today, Dr. Robert Epstein, Harvard PhD, joins us to talk about his stunning work on Google and social media manipulation and election interference. Even the simplest search results, Dr. Epstein claims, can dramatically shift the election in favor of one candidate. “Seventy percent of the YouTube videos people watch are just handed to them by Google.” Also brought up in the interview are YouTube’s censoring tactics and the tech company’s history of silencing dissident voices. Listen to the full episode for an unpacking of social media’s darkest secrets and more.
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