What effect is technology having on democracy in Europe?
The development and prevalence of digital technology is transforming society in multiple complicated ways that impact on democracy. It is changing political discourse in ways that some see as positive and others see as negative. It is influencing the way that people participate in the democratic process – in particular the way that activists organize and mobilize. It may also be transforming society in more indirect ways that could have an impact on democracy. How should we understand these changes?