The Social Dilemma shows us the dark side of social media from the people that created it.
Official Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaaC57tcci0&t=3s
Join us on 30 March 2022 (Wed) at 6:30pm – 8:00pm to watch + discuss.
This film explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations.
We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? Big Tech’s promise to keep us connected has given rise to unintended consequences like mental health issues, political polarization, and misinformation that is causing real-world harm.
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.
Instructor: Agnes Lam
Agnes Lam is currently a lecturer of the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong teaching English journalism and overseeing a practicum programme in which her students from Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and South Korea are trained to produce English feature stories and news videos for Varsity.
Format : Online via Zoom (Participants will receive the Zoom link 2 days before the activity)
Deadline: 27 March 2022
Enquiries: Miss Phoebe Wu (firstname.lastname@example.org / 3943 3988)