Beware the mob

There is a fundamental problem with so-called "social" media.  Posts are deleted if they are reported by many people. This method has one major flaw: it strengthens the mob and weakens the individual. When people submit to a collective ideology, when the individual merges into a mob and dissolves into a legion of many, it … Continue reading Beware the mob

Those in the dark don’t tweet

We "digital citizens" have social media to get loud. Corporations and billionaires have politicians and journalists for this. Many of the workers and "little people" who suffer most today, however, remain digitally silent - you neither see nor hear them. Even if corporations and the very rich who got even richer in the "pandemic" (by … Continue reading Those in the dark don’t tweet