This Is How Your Fear and Outrage Are Being Sold for Profit
Tobias Rose-Stockwell

Very interesting thoughts, thanks for sharing.

There had been a time when there were frequent incidents of “freak parties”, where ~5000 people showed up at some place spontaneously to “hang out”, after someone invited a couple of friends publicly on social media and the invitation went viral. A lot of damage was done as often when a mob of 5000 people and alcohol mix.

My thoughts were: The social media platform must be held accountable for this before court and pay for the damage. This was a minor incident compared to the damage caused by the U.S. election and much more. We should hold the media accountable for the damage they’re causing.

Now, there’s only the “minor” task left to define what is “damage”, and why would the media be responsible for it, legally.

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