Social media is the interaction among people in which they create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks
New Year’s resolution # 1: Avoid use of headlines and writing of tweets that misrepresent and/or oversimplify the content of linked-to articles. Headlines matter as they frame the stories for users.
Why aren’t major media now highlighting Hillary’s ill-health as a “vicious fake news item” that was spread around by many sites, including the loathsome and ever-popular Drudge, during the presidential campaign?
Over the last 40 years, the assault on Western culture and civilization has taken people so far away from lucid thinking and logic, they don’t even know this discipline exists at all. What has replaced it is entertainment. It seems that hundreds of gimmicks and machines are now necessary, in order to keep the attention of children in school. There is a fear that without these “up-to-date” items, the kids will drop into a coma or walk out of the classroom.
We’re not supposed to believe these “fake news” INDIVIDUALS created their news operations on their own. We’re not supposed to believe each individual had a vision of what the news is supposed to be and followed that vision forward with great energy.
In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s “shocking” defeat, the corporate media that ardently supported her has tried to reclaim legitimacy by blaming “fake news” as the source of its clearly self-inflicted problems.
During a press conference in Germany on Thursday, Obama said that if Americans cannot “discriminate between serious arguments and propaganda, then we have problems.”
When challenged with the question on many women from older generations “Don’t you think it would be important to have a woman elected for president in the US?” She replied “I don’t vote with my vagina, this is bigger than that and I don’t want to spend a lot of time talking about Trump and Hillary because that’s not why I’m here.”
Over the weekend, unconfirmed reports emerged that police were using Facebook check-ins at Standing Rock to track individuals who arrived at the location to join water protectors. Shortly after, Facebook users from around the country and world began checking into Standing Rock in an effort to confuse police.
Have you ever fallen into the social media energy vampire trap? You may have been preyed upon by an energy vampire and have not been aware as it was happening as others are feeding off of your energy. This can and does often occur as a direct result from your emotional reactions.
With both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions this year being so historic and sometimes hysterical, most voters want to take their angst and aggression out on someone or something. NOW is their chance to release their latent and blatant anger on Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton with a new phone app video game called – PRESIDENT STREET FIGHT.”
Technology these days means a lot of things to a lot of people, but have we become to entrenched in the dark side of technology? Psychologist Dr. Laurie Nadel weighs in with some sobering statistics in this must-listen episode of #CLN Radio.
AsapTHOUGHT examines the rudiments of the passage of time and if it is possible to slow it down by using science. They speak about finding and going through new experiences and its link to time.
In this CLN exclusive, legendary journalist Dan Rather cautions about apathy and suggests we use skepticism when sifting through today’s news headlines.