Both President Biden and Facebook have taken steps to dial down the temperature since last week’s dustup, but the fundamental problem remains: How can platforms effectively combat misinformation with steps short of takedowns?
Dr. J. Nathan Matias is an Assistant Professor at Cornell University with appointments in the Departments of Communication and Information Science. Before Cornell, he was an associate research scholar at Princeton University in Psychology, the Center for Information Technology, and Sociology. A Guatemalan-American, Nathan completed his Ph.D. at the MIT Media Lab, spent several years as a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, and has served as research liaison for numerous technology firms.
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