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About Jan Rydzak

Research Scholar and Associate Director for Program, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University
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Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it
1 year ago

Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it

In the wake of a series of coordinated attacks that claimed more than 250 lives on April 21, the government of Sri Lanka shut off its residents’ access to social media and online messaging systems, including Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube,…