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S-DEL Seminar Series: Sinan Aral and the Hype Machine

October 7, 2020

S-DEL Seminar Series

MIT professor Sinan Aral is one of the world’s leading experts on social media.

In his new book, The Hype MachineSinan demonstrates how social media affects our decision-making and shapes our world in ways both useful and dangerous. 

Stanford Digital Economy Lab Director Erik Brynjolfsson recently sat down (virtually) with Sinan to talk about how social media is shaping information, behaviors, and society—including our elections.

Watch the full video here.

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