Cal Performances hosts Tristan Harris from ‘The Social Dilemma’

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According to Tristan Harris, who stars in the Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma,” fake news spreads at a much quicker pace than true news. One of the solutions he proposed was to allot the same protections to people’s attention spans as the environment, treating them as a finite resource.

Cal Performances partnered with UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism on Wednesday to host Tristan Harris, star of the hit Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma,” who spoke about social media’s disinformation crisis and how to combat it.
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