The Social Dilemma

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Total Count: 7

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Movie Info

Never before have a handful of tech designers had such control over the way billions of us think, act, and live our lives. Insiders from Google, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube reveal how these platforms are reprogramming civilization by exposing what's hiding on the other side of your screen.


Critic Reviews for The Social Dilemma

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (1)

  • The questions and concerns that The Social Dilemma raises ensure that it's never boring, even if the filmmaking's way of communicating only works roughly half the time.

    February 5, 2020 | Full Review…
  • [A] densely packed yet lively and entertaining documentary, whose accessibility is heightened by some narrative play-acting.

    February 1, 2020 | Full Review…

    Dennis Harvey

    Top Critic
  • The film will definitely make you more cognizant of your own behavior - not just of how you use the internet, but how the internet uses you.

    January 30, 2020 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
  • An exemplary explainer, made with wit and clarity.

    January 27, 2020 | Full Review…
  • [Jeff Orlowski's] alarming look at Silicon Valley's cyber-opiate offerings points towards a future where people are much more hip to their own manipulation.

    February 7, 2020 | Full Review…
  • Maybe The Social Dilemma doesn't have all the answers, but it's a good start to figuring out the questions.

    February 3, 2020 | Full Review…

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