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Remarks on State of Social Media in wake of January 6th Capitol Insurrection

January 26, 2021

The Prosocial Design Network believes that events like the January 6th insurrection are a consequence of how the existing major social media corporations have handled inflammatory actors. 

There is a clear consensus that social media needs to change, but little consensus as to how it should change. We were founded to collect and share the best answers to that question, and the evidence backing those answers.

We started this journey before the pandemic, and it’s far from over now. If you are a practitioner, a scientist or policy maker and want to help us forge that path, then please join us at prosocialdesign.org

About the Prosocial Design Network

The Prosocial Design Network researches and promotes prosocial design: evidence-based design practices that bring out the best in human nature online. Learn more at prosocialdesign.org.

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