In study after studycivil society organizations have documented the human rights problems caused by internet shutdowns and the economic damage they produce.
Chaslot gives an example. Social Media: Is there a correlation between its use and violent behavior?
Examines how social media acts as a catalyst for serious incidents of violence between young people in real life. It was one of network shutdowns or large-scale disruptions to digital communication that year all around the world, according to digital rights advocacy organization Access Now.
His death is one of many attributed to youth crimes in the same area in recent months, and one of many tied to gang violence. But social media-inspired violence is not unique to countries that are new to the internet after years of censorship.
There has been limited research to date exploring the issue, however it has been found that an increased number of hours on social media correlates directly with aggressive behavior — with certain types of online usage more prone to correlate with aggressive behavior.
So, inhe set up Algotransparency, a website that tries to demystify YouTube's algorithm, showing which videos it promotes over others.