Tag Archives: Social media

Now trending: hate and self-interest

Hate and self-interest are trending. Internet and the social media have provided the nasties with the means to find each other and create outlets for their bigotry.

Since they are truly nasty, in a way that this old lady doesn’t care to be, they do not hesitate to use these tools aggressively and successfully. Continue reading

Facebook,Twitter, you and I

We are all being manipulated I am told. Not only by people, but by social bots, the software programs that mimic human behaviour on social media.

Angela Merkel worries that fake news providers and social bots will manipulate the German election. The Washington Post seems to know that Continue reading