Over the last year, I've been worried by the number of people I know, or know of, who previously had little interest in politics or any kind of radical ideas, but are now deeply-embroiled in irrational conspiracy theory - as the 'cause' of Covid, economic issues and other big problems, and seemingly unable to resist talking about it.
Umm... isn't that mostly just because everyone has been locked up at home with bugger all else to do than browse pointless crap on the internet and get pissed off with the world?
Don’t have Facebook or anything similar , I feel their absolute poison! Nothing wrong with a good old fashioned phone call
which is why we all keep using it
Quotewhich is why we all enough of us keep using it Really?
which is why we all enough of us keep using it
Anyone seen 'The Social Network' film about facebook/Zuckerburg.
just a medium for communication
They just don't direct people towards their interests, the algorithms actively direct people to more extreme content because that gets more clicks. This has been documented by facebook, but they won't stop it, because it is profitable. Youtube has similar issues.
Social media is not much different to your mobile phone account or loyalty cards for data mining..... At least you know they are doing it
On the whole I probably agree that more controls are necessary
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