Many experts say public online spaces will significantly improve by 2035 if reformers, big technology firms, governments and activists tackle the problems created by misinformation, disinformation and toxic discourse. Others expect continuing troubles as digital tools and forums are used to exploit people’s frailties, stoke their rage and drive them apart.
The Future of Digital Spaces and Their Role in Democracy
Author(s): Janna Anderson and Lee Rainie
Publisher: Pew Research Center
Publication Date: 11/22/2021