It’s depressing to hear how rather than spreading ideas and views, the internet polarized people more — fault social media for feeding news that reinforces existing beliefs. A new study has brought to light that this is not entirely true: we shoud be blaming old people and cable news instead.
Noah Kulwin | Apr 14, 2017 | Vice News
… or why I am suddenly more confident in predicting a Hillary win.
The internet has spawned subtle forms of influence that can flip elections and manipulate everything we say, think and do
February 19, 2016 Posted by pragmasynesi | behaviour, decision making, politics, psychology | election, Google, Hillary Clinton, manipulation, mind control, search results, SEME, social media | Leave a comment
Although it started out as a means of practising expressing myself, this blog is turning out to be more of a compendium of interesting information I come across. One of these days I’ll have to actually write something as opposed to cut and paste. 🙂
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