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Social Media’s Algorithms Aren’t Really Controlling You

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Senator Hawley wants government regulation of social media, and he insists that social media companies are somehow controlling and manipulating people. But Hawley is mistaken. You have free will even when using Facebook. Original Article: "Social Media's Algorithms Aren't Really Controlling You​" This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael ...

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Senator Hawley wants government regulation of social media, and he insists that social media companies are somehow controlling and manipulating people. But Hawley is mistaken. You have free will even when using Facebook.

Original Article: "Social Media's Algorithms Aren't Really Controlling You​"

This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.

 

David Gordon
David Gordon (born 1948) is an American libertarian philosopher and intellectual historian influenced by Rothbardian views of economics. Peter J. Boettke, in his Reason Foundation "Reason Papers," Issue No. 19, Fall 1994, describes Gordon as "a philosopher and intellectual historian who is deeply influenced by the Rothbardian strand of economics." He is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute and editor of The Mises Review.

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