Sherry Fowler Explains How Social Media Should Be Held Accountable for its Addictive Nature
Social media giants will soon be facing the allegations they place profit above people as scrutiny over their addictive design increases. Sherry Fowler, professor of practice in information technology and business analytics, explains how similar to Big Tobacco, the social media industry cannot go unchecked when offering a product to consumers designed to be addictive.
“Here we have something that’s just as addictive and we’ve allowed the companies not to have to answer to anybody,” said Fowler. “Certain industries can’t run rampant without any rules being enforced.”
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