WHERE TO WATCH
Social Media Leads to Spread of France's 'Yellow Vest' Movement
December 3, 2018
Updated 3mo ago
Protests are erupting in France, growing from fuel tax pushback to addressing wider issues. Taíse Parente, social media manager at France24, discusses how social media has contributed to the movement.
IBM's Blockchain is Live and Bank-Issued Stablecoins Are On Their Way
Mar 18, 2019
After New Zealand Attacks, Calls Mount for Social Media Companies to Take Action
As New Zealand grieves its dead, its political and business leaders are turning to the social media giants Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet-owned YouTube to take action to prevent hate speech and violence from continuing to spread through its channels.
Mar 18, 2019
Social Platforms Struggle To Contain Spread of New Zealand Shooting Video
Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours, 1.2 million of those videos were blocked at upload. Facebook has not provided the number of how many people were able to watch the 300,000 videos that were uploaded. Jim Anderson, SocialFlow CEO, joined Cheddar to discuss.
Dec 4, 2018
Protests in Paris: What's Next After Fuel Tax Increase Is Delayed
After weeks of destructive protests, government officials in France say they will now delay a fuel tax increase for six months. It's a significant concession for President Emmanuel Macon, who proposed the increase as a way to fund environmental initiatives. Erin Zaleski from The Daily Beast joins us from Paris to weigh in on what's next.