Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Google And Facebook Failed Us

If you get your "news" from Facebook and Youtube, you deserve what you get. You have no one to blame but yourself, plain and simple.

In the crucial early hours after the Las Vegas mass shooting, it happened again: Hoaxes, completely unverified rumors, failed witch hunts, and blatant falsehoods spread across the internet. But they did not do so by themselves: They used the infrastructure that Google and Facebook and YouTube have built to achieve wide distribution.