- Privacy & Reputation: The digital reputation of people, especially those who have not opted in to that discussion (or “Conversation”). (Vijay Goel, M.D.)
- Truth & honesty: Firms who misrepresent themselves online, pretending to be a “user” (1) Gaming the SEO system to gain rank, (2) underhanded manipulation of product reviews and comments, (3) the accumulation of friends (and social groups) with the intention of monetizing them OR for promotion of business, political or personal agenda. (Albert Maruggi, SeLiNa and wayzgoose)
- Truth & honesty: Blurring of lines between “edit” and “advertising. (tmarklein)
- Security: Identity theft. (LewisG)
- Safety: Protecting children who widely use social media in ways many parents don’t know how to protect. (runnerkik)
- Spammers! (NancyMarmolejo)
Chris Heuer asked a good question: “How do we give bad actors in the ecosystem (exploitative, manipulative, dishonest, rude, etc…) a bad reputation that is more visible for others to know who to take seriously and who to ignore?”
Still, how indeed? Could such a penalty system (if developed and available) backfire and end up penalising the powerless and inept instead?
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