In the article, “19 bold predictions for science and technology in 2019,” NBC shares what thought leaders in innovation, including Dr. Jen Golbeck, expect to see in the coming year.
Prediction from Jen Golbeck:
(Computer Scientist and Professor of information studies at the University of Maryland College of Information Studies)
In light of this year’s parade of social media executives through Congress and a string of revelations about abuses, data leaks and democratic manipulation on the platforms, 2019 may be when we start to see the first regulations governing social media. With a new Congress and inspiration from Europe, I predict there will be early steps toward privacy regulation and bills to hold social media to existing standards of behavior around elections.