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Jaron Lanier: ‘Too Much Social Media Can Ruin Your Life’

Silicon Valley pioneer Jaron Lanier has raised the alarm on the dangerous of using social media. In short, too much of it can risk ruining your life.

In his interview with Britain’s C4, internet Lanier explains how firms like Facebook, Twitter and Google are using algorithms to manipulate and record data on how their users think and feel – in effect shaping how we see the virtual world, as well the real world too. Watch:

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