Check out the latest from the Agora, “Why falsity on Twitter spreads quicker than truth” by our very own Aaron James Wendland (@aj_wendland)!

Since the platform is perfectly designed for what Heidegger called “idle talk”, it’s no surprise that untruths proliferate there – @aj_wendland. [Illustration by Gary Waters / Ikon Images]

Aaron James Wendland is Vision Fellow in Public Philosophy at King’s College London and a Senior Research Fellow at Massey College in the University of Toronto. He is also the co-editor of Heidegger on Technology (Routledge) and Wittgenstein and Heidegger (Routledge).

This article is part of the Agora series, a collaboration between Aaron and The New Statesman (@NewStatesman).