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2021 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Maria Ressa Warns About the “Insidious Manipulation” on Social Media


Back in 2012, Maria Ressa and several colleagues took to Facebook to create a space where they could freely share fact-based news. They said they wanted to use “social media for good.” Nearly 10 years and a Nobel Peace Prize later, Ressa worries that Facebook and other platforms have become pay-to-play “behavior modification systems” that threaten democracy.