- Understanding the concept behind platforms.
- Exploring the variety of platforms. Reflecting on your own and other users’ behaviour.
1. Ask yourself:
- Which platforms do you use?
- Which ones know the most about you?
- What information do they have?
2. Look at your
- mobile device or smartphone,
- fitness tracker
- or other digitised devices: from cars to smart lightbulbs.
Complete your collection.
- What kind of platforms know most about you?
- Describe the overall “species” and the concrete name of a service/an app.
- Facilitators might take notes and cluster the mentioned platforms
- Which platforms are popular among your group?
- Which ones used by others did you not yet know?
- What do they know about you – and what kind of knowledge would you like to limit?
- What aspects of these mentioned platforms would need more attention from a democracy and digital rights perspective?
- Overview article: Platformisation
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