Disinformation via Anachronistic Juxtaposition

Usually when someone asks for their own tweet to be prevented from being reshared it’s a sign of Streisand Effect. The Streisand effect is a phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the Internet. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect IContinue reading “Disinformation via Anachronistic Juxtaposition”

How our insecurities and fears are being exploited.

How our insecurities and fears are being exploited. 2008 – economy crashes, a lot of people lose a lot of things, shakes the foundation of society all around the world 2011 – occupy Wall Street, an explosion of frustration with Wall Street. The Democratic government at the time fails to respond in any meaningful way,Continue reading “How our insecurities and fears are being exploited.”

We are living in an outrage economy

We started with the information economy. It quickly narrowed to an attention economy. Now it seems to have narrowed further to an outrage economy. Every time we are outraged, someone, somewhere is making money πŸ’°. Let’s choose our outrage carefully 😊, and let’s help each other channel it in constructive ways.