YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, speaks during the introduction of YouTube TV at YouTube Space LA in Los Angeles, Feb. 28, 2017. (AP/Reed Saxon)
Silicon Valley Ministry of Truth

YouTube Deputizes Wikipedia in Bid to Police ‘Conspiracy Theories’

As search engines’ and social networks’ power to mediate information access grows – along with their ability to gather vast amounts of user data and intelligence – the anxiety has also increased for vested interests and governments unable to cope with the disruptive effect of the once-freewheeling “online marketplace of ideas.”