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How Software Shapes Democracy

As more and more political debate takes place online, the software that hosts our conversations have come under fire for exacerbating polarization, spreading fake news and harassment. This article explores how three prominent platforms shape the public conversation by examining how their affordances – the actions they make possible – each generate a different social dynamic.

By Ben Rowswell and Caroline Allante

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