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Mitigating Societal Harms Report

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Gain insight into the thoughts and solutions proposed by leading technologists, researchers, and policymakers from TikTok, National Cybersecurity Center and others, brought together during IEEE Computer Society’s Tech Forum on Mitigating Societal Harms.

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Implement key approaches to develop a multi-tiered strategy to guide your organization's efforts to lessen the negative impact of its technology and social presence.  

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Six Key Approaches To Take Action

This report addresses the proliferation of hate speech, radicalization, misinformation, and disinformation, and what organizations can do to de-emphasize their contribution to the negative impact of social media and tech.  

Mitigating Social Media's 
Impact on Society

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Tara Wadhwa

TikTok US

Hany Farid

University of California
Berkeley

Dr. Rand Waltzman

RAND Corporation

Stuart Rogers

ActiveFence

Pete Watson

Xcyber

Dr. Erin Saltman

Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Ellen Judson

Digital Research Hub at Demos

Alastair MacGibbon

National Cybersecurity Center

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Dive into the statistics that highlight security concerns and the call for innovative solutions around the design of the technology to lessen negative social impact.

Implement six key approaches recommended by a panel of experts from the Mitigating Societal Harms Tech Forum to develop a multi-tiered strategy to dampen the negative effects of social media and technology at large.  

Contributing Leaders to the 
Mitigating Societal Harms Report

The forum is organized by the IEEE Computer Society, the premier source for information, inspiration, and collaboration in computer science and engineering.

Connecting members worldwide, the Computer Society empowers the people who advance technology by delivering tools for individuals at all stages of their professional careers. Our trusted resources include international conferences, peer-reviewed publications, a robust digital library, globally recognized standards, and continuous learning opportunities.

 Tom Thorley, director of technology at the GIFCT 

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Solving Social Media's 
Impact on Society

Gain insight into the thoughts and solutions proposed by leading technologists, researchers, and policymakers from TikTok, National Cybersecurity Center and others, brought together during IEEE Computer Society’s Tech Forum on Mitigating Societal Harms.