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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 17,000 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 discussion points:



Next potential hot spot for social media regulations.

European Union

Leading the way on digital privacy.

United States

Headquarters for most global social media companies.

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