What is Wrong with Social Media?
An Anti-Capitalist Critique
Marcus Gilroy-Ware provides an authoritative and skeptical assessment of ‘what is wrong with social media’ and places the social pathologies they amplify within the capitalist imperatives that drive the ‘misdeeds of the tech companies’. Gilroy-Ware argues for a democratic communications system that would ‘cultivate forms of communicative capacity and bottom-up truth-telling’ as an indispensable project for the left. He discusses topics such as Human Vulnerability, Performative Censorship, Media Control, and Capital verse human interests.