As long as social media companies profit from outrage, confusion, addiction, and depression, our well-being and democracy will continue to be at risk.

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The Center for Humane Technology is dedicated to creating the conditions for radically reimagined 21st century digital infrastructure that supports our well-being, relationships, democracy, and shared information environment.

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The Social Dilemma
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A Netflix documentary featuring CHT's co-founders and advisors, this film explains how social media harms our mental health, relationships, and democracy

We are a team of deeply concerned technologists, policy experts, and social impact leaders who intimately understand how the tech industry’s culture, techniques, and business models control 21st century digital infrastructure.

Together with our partners, we are dedicated to radically reimagining technology for the common good of humanity.

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Learn how the race for attention manipulates our choices, breaks down truth, and destabilizes our real-world communities.

Current Themes

Keeping kids safe

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More
Bullying
Children who are cyberbulllied are three times more likely to think about suicide. And, drive by shootings can be sparked by a post. Billions of inappropriate video are viewed by children every year.
How can we keep our kids safe from tech-instigated dangers?
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Safeguarding elections

Lies
Spread
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Faster
False news spreads six times the speed of true news & false political news is more viral than any other type of false information. Over 50% of widely shared WhatsApp images contained misleading or false information during the 2018 Brazil presidential election.
How will we safeguard democracy from the influence of tech?
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7 hrs/day
Average amount of time teens spend looking at their smart phones, beyond screntime at school. 78% of teens, and 60% of adults, check their phone hourly (or more).
What are we missing out on in real life?
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Features

A film featuring the Center for Humane Technology’s founders, advisors, and other tech leaders.

Now available on Netflix

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