Filming for The Social Dilemma took place between 2018-2019. After the premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, revisions were made in March-April 2020, and additional materials were incorporated as COVID-19 started to hit. The premiere of the film via Netflix was Sep 9th 2020
Discover what’s hiding on the other side of your screen
We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? This documentary-drama hybrid reveals how social media is reprogramming civilization with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations
The Social Dilemma features the voices of technologists, researchers and activists working to align technology with the interests of humanity.
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The Virtual Tour - A series of conversations with those building a humane tech future
In The Social Dilemma we hear from tech insiders about how their products are causing unintended harm to people and society. Through our virtual tour we’re inviting others into the conversation, amplifying those helping us better understand the impact of the dilemma and those working on solutions to fix it.
If interested in using the film to spark conversation about building a more humane future for technology, you can join the tour by hosting your own event. Get started with the planning guide for tips on in-person + virtual events, then register to receive:
Grant of permission for educational screenings
Tech tips + promotional assets
Discussion guides to help tailor your conversation
Bonus clips highlighting the dilemmas featured in the film