Yesterday, I had the pleasure of speaking to Patricia Karvelas for ABC Radio National Drive to discuss online virality. Specifically, we chatted about the recent slime making craze. Below, I reproduce a transcript of our conversation, centered around the rise of “visibility metrics” and the need to equip young people with “digital literacies” to discern the validity of information they encounter on the internet.
If you’re so inclined, the 5:11 interview is recorded here. Transcription below edited slightly for flow. Continue reading Slime safety: concerns about the latest online craze