October 27, 2020

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to host ‘virtual conversation’ about the dangers of social media

The couple’s guests include Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, who is married to the Duchess’s...

The couple’s guests include Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, who is married to the Duchess’s good friend Serena Williams, Tristan Harris, president of the Centre for Humane Technology, whom the Duke recently revealed he and his wife “absolutely adore”, and Renée DiResta, technical research manager at Stanford Internet Observatory, the university visited by the Sussexes earlier this year.

Others are Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler, a Manila-based website that took on the Philippines government, Safiya Noble, co-director of the University of California’s Centre for Critical Internet Inquiry, Naj Austin, founder of Somewhere Good, a new social media site for black and gay people, activist and founder of The Loveland Foundation Rachel Cargleand the hosts of Teenager Therapy, who featured on the Sussexes recent podcast.

The Duke and Duchess have recently dedicated a lot of time to tackling the dangers of social media

In August, the Duke revealed that they had been calling tech bosses, telling them they must “reconsider” their role in “funding and supporting online platforms that have contributed to, stoked, and created the conditions for a crisis of hate, a crisis of health, and a crisis of truth”.