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The Dark Side of Using Online Social Networks: A Review of Individuals’ Negative Experiences: 10.4018/JGIM.20211101.oa34: Research on online social networks (OSNs) has focused overwhelmingly on their benefits and potential, with their negative effects overlooked. This study — Read on http://www.igi-global.com/article/the-dark-side-of-using-online-social-networks/276942

Facebook played a key role in what intelligence agencies have said was a sprawling effort by Russia to subvert the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The social media company has been repeatedly cited as a favored platform for white supremacists and other hate groups. But according to Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, who testified before Congress Tuesday, Facebook …

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