A new documentary is heading to Netflix that looks at the dark side of social media and how it is changing civilisation. “The Social Dilemma” arrives September 9th and looks at the consequences of our growing dependence on social media. A number of key Silicon Valley workers, including the inventor of the Facebook Like button, are interviewed throughout giving a fascinating insight into just how our data is used. The film was created by the award winning team behind “Chasing Coral” and you can see the trailer below.
We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen.