Social media affects our decision-making and shapes our world in ways both useful and alarming. In a post-Covid society, social media is becoming an even more central source of information and human connection. What are the implications of this powerful technology in a world radically impacted by the global pandemic?
Join us to hear MIT Sloan professor Sinan Aral discuss the future of social media—"The Hype Machine”—and our world. He will explore the technology’s great promise as well as its outsize capacity to affect: our brains (Neuroscience); our elections (Political Science);
our economy (Economics); and our health (Epidemiology).