In 1998, Monica Lewinsky became “patient zero” of having her personal reputation and her life being kidnapped by the internet. Her captivating story illustrates the vertiginous power of a culture we’re all clicking alive and which makes us all a potential victim of being silenced. "Can I see a show of hands of anyone here who didn't make a mistake or do something they regretted at 22?"
With the rapid development of social media, any misstep has a price. For some it’s in dollars, while other pay with their lives. Unless, perhaps, we change our values.
So are we in need of an online cultural revolution? In this salon we will let the discussions take off from three questions:
How is this a real problem?
What might be the consequences?
What can we do about it?
This event is free of charge, but of limited capacity. Make sure to sign up to reserve your spot.