#1 - The rise of big data
#2 - The shift from demographics to individualizd targeting
#3 - The opacity and power of computational modeling
#4 - The use of persuasive behavioral science
#5 - Digital media enabling dynamic real-time experimentation
#6 - Power brokers who own the data
The pathologies that were so evident in our last presidential election are all directly related to the changed political terrain that Tufekci discusses. We are going to have to figure out how to deal with the "dynamics" she has identified. We are going to have to think about it.
One good way to start thinking about it is to read Tufekci's article.