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Is What’s Good For Facebook Not So Good For Democracy?


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Is What’s Good For Facebook Not So Good For Democracy?

Sarah Jaffe

Around the country, thousands have returned to the streets again to protest the deaths of black people at the hands of the police. One of those deaths, the shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, was broadcast on Facebook Live by Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, spurring the outrage that prompted people around the country to act.


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If we look continuously at screens are we looking at each other?