This is Your Society on Social Media; Also, Making Sense of Huge Changes in Average Height

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at some of the revelations in the “Facebook files” series being published by the Wall Street Journal consider how our humanity in impacted by social media in ways that have serious effects on society (01:41).  The guys also react to recent research on changes in the average heights of various societies (40:54).

The Facebook Files (WSJ)

Leaks just exposed how toxic Facebook and Instagram are to teen girls and, well, everyone (The Guardian)

From Instagram’s Toll on Teens to Unmoderated ‘Elite’ Users, Here’s a Break Down of the Wall Street Journal’s Facebook Revelations (Time)

Wall Street Journal’s Facebook Files series prompts comparisons to Big Tobacco (CNN)

Facebook says WSJ allegations are ‘mischaracterizations,’ confer ‘false motives’ (Reuters)

Why does world’s tallest populace seem to be getting shorter? (The Guardian)

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