The 2016 election has been one to remember, especially for those of us on social media. We’re getting news left and right from friends, coworkers, pages we’ve “liked” and from network news personalities we follow. There’s so much information being shared, it’s easy to get overwhelmed especially if you don’t agree with the person who posted it. If you’ve been contemplating deactivating your Facebook page or Twitter profile, deleting friends or unfollowing people due to their negative political views, you’re in luck! There’s a new Chrome plug-in called the No Smear plug-in, which will block negative political posts, so you can get back to enjoying social media.
University of Michigan Political Scientist, Dr. Arthur Lupia helped design the amazing new No Smear plug-in, which is changing the way republicans and democrats engage on their favorite social media platforms! Dr. Lupia was kind enough to join me for an interview recently to discuss whether or not this election is more negative than other elections, the importance of remaining civil and keeping political discourse clean, the fantastic new No Smear plug-in (which is brought to you by Maytag) works and much more. For more information and to get the No Smear plug-in, please visit Maytag.com/NoSmear.
Video: Watch Candace Rose interview University of Michigan Political Scientist, Dr. Arthur Lupia on how Facebook and Twitter users can block negative political ads with the Maytag No Smear plug-in for Chrome.
Biography: Dr. Arthur Lupia – “Arthur Lupia is the Hal R. Varian Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan and research professor at its Institute for Social Research. He examines how people learn about politics and policy and how to improve science communication. He has written many books and articles on these topics. His newest book Uninformed: Why Citizens Know So Little About Politics and What We Can Do About It came out earlier this year. He works with organizations around the world to improve communication and education. He has been a Guggenheim fellow, is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a recipient of the American Association for Public Opinion Research Innovator’s Award. He is currently an Andrew Carnegie Fellow and serves as Chair of the National Academy of Sciences Roundtable on the Application of the Social and Behavioral Science.”
Sponsor: Maytag. Candace Rose was not compensated by the sponsor for this interview.