The Problem With Silicon Valley’s Playthings

by Ezra Buckley on November 16, 2017

Even YouTube’s service for kids is being abused. Can anything control the massive platforms that now shape our lives?

It’s the stuff of 21st-century nightmares: A child is happily watching videos of his favorite cartoon characters, when suddenly he screams. The characters he’s grown to know and like are killing each other, or killing themselves, or torturing each other in bizarre ways.


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