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The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE)
Exploring how people and businesses will work, interact, and prosper in an era of profound digital transformation.
About the IDE

Social Media Summit

The MIT IDE hosted the first Social Media Summit on April 22 where 20,000 attendees learned from experts about the global rise of social platforms and their impact on speech, democracy, and society.  Watch the video here. Among the action items proposed were:

 

Accountability

Hold platforms accountable for amplifying lies.

Legislation

Legislate interoperability,  data portability.

Protections

Ensure user consent; protect data privacy.

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