Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

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Web resources related to "Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now":

Video clips of Jaron:

An interview with TRTWorld's The Newsmakers (TRT is Turkey's public broadcasting service) on September 14, 2018

CNBC's Squawk Alley on August 31, 2018: "Big tech needs to channel Netflix and 'clear the trash out of the internet'"

Music performance and talk at New York City Pioneer Works
- broadcast by C-SPAN on June 19, 2018

An interview with Heleo Associate Editor Jeremy Price on July 2, 2018

An interview with CNBC's Squawk Alley on June 21, 2018

"CNET Book Club: Jaron Lanier on the future of VR and why we should all quit social media"
- an interview with Scott Stein and Dan Ackerman on June 20, 2018

Jaron joins The View on June 19, 2018

An interview with Christiane Amanpour on June 15, 2018

An interview with Krishnan Guru-Murthy of Channel 4 News on June 15, 2018

Jaron's TED talk on April 12, 2018: "How we need to remake the internet"
More on Jaron and the TED conference:
- BBC: "Facebook and Google need ad-free options says Jaron Lanier"
- Wired: "TED Is All About Facebook—and Not in a Good Way"
- Business Insider: "Father of virtual reality: Facebook and Google are dangerous 'behavior-modification empires' resulting from a tragic mistake"
- Recode: "The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about"

CNBC on March 28, 2018: "VR pioneer: Why we should support Facebook deleters"


Material written by Jaron:

A Blueprint for a Better Digital Society
- a piece written with E. Glen Weyl for Harvard Business Review on September 26, 2018

Tech pioneer wants you to take a six-month break from Facebook
- a piece for the New York Post on June 23, 2018

Four Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now: Avoiding online manipulation, negativity, and political instability.
- an adaptation of elements in "Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now" in Thrive Global

"Global addiction to social media is ruining democracy"
- an opinion piece for the Boston Globe on June 08, 2018

"Six reasons why social media is a Bummer"
- an excerpt of "Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now" in The Guardian

"How Mark Zuckerberg Fixed Facebook"
- a piece for Politico on April 8, 2018

"Be a pioneer – delete Facebook"
- an opinion piece for The Guardian on March 27, 2018


Reviews of "Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now":

The Deliberate Awfulness of Social Media
- Mark O’Connell, The New Yorker on September 19, 2018

DJ Pangburn, Fast Company on July 20, 2018

Heather Wilhelm, National Review on June 28, 2018

Franklin Foer, The New York Times on June 13, 2018

Zoe Williams, The Guardian on May 30, 2018

Ian Critchley, The Times on May 27, 2018

Hugo Rifkind, The Times on May 19, 2018

The Financial Times group review


Interviews with Jaron:

"The Evil Way that Social Media Messes with Your Mental Health"
- an interview with Benjy Hansen-Bundy of GQ Magazine on October 18, 2018

"Iperconnessi" (Hyperconnected)
- an interview on Italy's Rai 3 that aired October 15, 2018 (Jaron joins between 00:59:32-01:16:19 and again at 01:44:15)

"Delete Your Account Now: A Conversation with Jaron Lanier"
- an interview with Harper Simon of Los Angeles Review of Books on October 8, 2018

"Digital Humanism"
- the Waking Up podcast with Sam Harris on August 30, 2018

"If you can quit social media, but don’t, then you’re part of the problem"
- Recode's "Too Embarrassed to Ask" podcast with Eric Johnson on July 27, 2018

"Why social media has taken over your life—and you need to sign off now"
- with Mike Doherty of Macleans on July 20, 2018

The Ezra Klein Show on July 9, 2018

Jaron Lanier on fighting Big Tech's 'manipulation engine'
- with the Financial Times' John Thornhill on July 6, 2018

"How Can We Repair The Mistakes Of The Digital Era?"
- Part 5 of the TED Radio Hour episode "Attention Please" on NPR

"The bummer machine"
- with the Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson

"On what went wrong with the internet."
- with Noah Kulwin of NY Magazine's Select All

"...why social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are a threat to society."
- with Danny Fortson of The Times on May 20, 2018

"Jaron Lanier’s argument for getting off Facebook"
- with Paul Solman of PBS NewsHour on May 17, 2018


Around the English Web

Wired @ 25 Cover

Included in The POLITICO 50 Reading List 2018

What if people were paid for their data?
- The Economist's "The World If" on July 7, 2018

For Whom the Trump Trolls
- Maureen Dowd, The New York Times on July 7, 2018

Whoopi talks about "Ten Arguments to Delete Your Social Media Accounts Right Now" at about nine minutes into this edition of The View

"Grifters Gone Wild" — Are we a nation of con artists and suckers grappling with a final grand con that could end our species?
- Maureen Dowd, The New York Times on May 26, 2018

"17 Refreshing Books to Read This Summer"
- Janet Maslin, The New York Times

"Are You Really the Product? The history of a dangerous idea."
- Will Oremus, Slate.com

"Kevin’s Week in Tech: Let’s Check In on the Other Social Networks, Shall We?"
- Kevin Roose, The New York Times

"Your Data Is Crucial to a Robotic Age. Shouldn’t You Be Paid for It?"
- Eduardo Porter, The New York Times


Around the German Web

Das Erste, Druckfrisch, 31st July 2018

ZEIT, 6th July 2018

ZEIT, 24th June 2018

Bild, 21st June 2018

Focus online, 16th June 2018

Handelsblatt, 13th June 2018

RTL, 12th June 2018

WDR, 12th June 2018

Deutsche Welle, 11th June 2018

Coverage of Jaron's CeBIT 11th June 2018 talk on ARD Tagesschau (quick, starts at 12.28) and ARD Tagesthemen (longer, starts at 24.04)

Handelsblatt, 11th June 2018

heise online, 11th June 2018

der Standard, 11th June 2018

BR24, 11th June 2018

RT Deutsch, 11th June 2018

MDR, 10th June 2018

SRF, 6th June 2018

FAZ, 5th June 2018

NDR, 5th June 2018

3sat Kulturzeit, 5th June 2018

BR2, 4th June 2018

BR24, 4th June 2018

SWR2, 4th June 2018

Welt am Sonntag, 3rd June 2018

t3n, 3rd June 2018

Deutschlandfunk, 2nd June 2018

Süddeutsche Zeitung, 31st May 2018

Spiegel Online, 31st May 2018

ZEIT, 29th May 2018




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