and technologist Aviv Ovadya, one of the first to identify the
fake news catastrophe in early 2016, tells Buzzfeed he
is worried about an “Information Apocalypse,” which could lead
to “reality apathy,” or people just giving up on finding the
truth because it is too indistinguishable from misinformation.
matters: Red flags are continuously
being waved by engineers, academics, lawmakers and technologists
about the dangers of big tech, yet very little is being done to
actually stop the crisis from worsening. Meanwhile, big tech
companies grow bigger.