How Gen Z navigates social media platforms and why it matters | The TechTank Podcast

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Gen Z is the most tech-savvy generation yet, so how do Gen Zers navigate the pitfalls of the internet, especially social media? By understanding how Gen Z interacts with the internet, we can gain insights into how to regulate social media platforms and protect users from potential harm.

In this re-issue of one of our most popular podcast episodes published on December 13, 2021, we explore how Gen Z navigates social media platform algorithms and how influencers have used social media to fight back against misinformation and other social injustices with expert New York Times technology reporter, Taylor Lorenz, an affiliate at the Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

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