Social Media and Its Discontents is the sixth episode of the first season of The Good Fight. It aired on March 19, 2017.


Neil Gross makes the firm write terms of service to weed out trolls from his sites. Maya and Elsbeth try to figure out if Henry is spying on Maya. Luca and Colin explore their relationship. Marissa gets interested in being an investigator.


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Neil Gross immediately puts the firm to work when he wants hate speech, and the people responsible for it, removed from his websites. Maia takes the assignment personally when the hate speech sounds like threats she has been getting.

Colin talks to his supervisor again about Kresteva.

Marissa thinks about getting into investigating. Maia's uncle stops by the office to see her. He warns her that her father is up to something. She reaches out to Elsbeth for advice.

Things are heating up between Colin and Lucca until he asks her to go to dinner.

After the firm decides to implement an appeals process for banned users, one such user has a field day presenting his narrative. Information from the firm's discussions about the appeals process is leaked. Online users use it to their advantage.

Lucca arranges a date so that they'll run into Colin but it doesn't produce the results she's expecting. When she confronts him later, she's surprised again.

Maia shows up for a meeting with her dad and finds a party in progress. She's nervous when he tries to speak with her in private.

Marissa steps in when the investigator needs some help tracking down a very specific kind of online user. Not surprisingly, she's good at it.

Elsbeth stops by to warn the firm about the newest fake news story. Meanwhile, Julius makes a surprising decision about his future with the firm.

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