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Tech experts sound the alarm on the dangerous human impact of social networking.

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  • The film reveals much more than why you go from Googling the best sofa one minute to finding sofa ads on your Facebook stream the next.

    October 30, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • As The Social Dilemma shows, entertainers are in no rush to hold us, or themselves, accountable.

    October 9, 2020 | Full Review…
  • For many of us, the concept of algorithms is hard to grasp, but this documentary-drama hybrid is imaginative and effective in showing how they work as Silicon Valley veterans unpack many of the myriad horrors they helped create.

    September 30, 2020 | Full Review…
  • It asks fundamental and existential questions about whether we are literally writing (with code) ourselves out of the ability to make vital decisions.

    September 15, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • What the film tells us doesn't constitute breaking news, but its value lies in pulling together some alarming if abstract concepts into a genuinely scary whole.

    September 10, 2020 | Full Review…
  • Jeff Orlowski's "The Social Dilemma" may be the most important documentary you see this year.

    September 10, 2020 | Full Review…

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