Second, the digital divide is a concept that relates to those with access to new technologies and those without. In the documentary this was shown by showing that rural residents were often not able to use new platforms and technologies due to their limited access to resources. It can lead to disparities in terms of quality-of-life and economic opportunity, which further widens the existing wealth and income gaps between various segments.
Another implication of the documentary is that data gathering by tech companies can be a source of trust issues and privacy concerns. With more and more data being collected without proper regulation or oversight there is an increased risk that people’s personal information could be used in ways they had not intended or expected, resulting in a lack of trust among consumers towards these companies which could be detrimental for their long term success.