The Best Social Media Documentaries

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What are the best social media documentaries? Documentaries about social media explore how we interact with technology everyday. Whether it's how we connect with friends, how we express ourselves in a myriad of forms, or how we learn about the world, social media docs often feature themes of society's evolution. Many of these films are Netflix documentaries about social media, which often have a lot to say about how the future will play out. So, what is the best social media documentary? What social media docs really make you think?

Great social media documentaries such as The American Meme, Social Animals, and Jawline explore how people use social media to pursue hobbies and become famous. While docs like Lo and Behold Reveries of the Connected World and Catfish try to understand how social media might be changing society. Then there's The Great Hack, a Netflix documentary about how social media companies exploit personal data for profit. The range of topics covered in social media documentary films is vast.

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  • Audrie & Daisy
    1
    Audrie Pott, Daisy Coleman, Paige Parkhurst
    10 votes
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk
    Audrie & Daisy is a 2016 American documentary film directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk. A look at the effects that online bullying has on the lives of teenagers and their community, including the ...more
  • The Social Dilemma
    2
    Skyler Gisondo, Kara Hayward, Vincent Kartheiser
    47 votes
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: Jeff Orlowski
    The Social Dilemma is a 2020 docudrama directed by Jeff Orlowski. the rise of social media and the damage it has caused to society, focusing on its exploitation of its users for financial gain ...more
  • Fyre Fraud
    3
    Bella Hadid, Ja Rule, Billy McFarland
    8 votes
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason
    Fyre Fraud is a 2019 American documentary film directed by Jenner Furst and Julia Willoughby Nason that premiered on Hulu on January 14, 2019. A look at the whistleblowers, victims, and the lack of ...more
  • Murder on the Social Network
    4
    Paul Loughran, Mike Berry, Jan Wynne-Jones
    7 votes
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Darrell Brown
    Murder on the Social Network is a 2011 American documentary film directed by Darrell Brown. Using real cases, this documentary demonstrates the extent to which violent criminals can use social media ...more