Social media can be a weapon of destruction or even self-destruction

Social media can be quite destructive to those that attempt to utilize it as a weapon and can often have unintended consequences. Wired has a very interesting article that gives a great example of this. It opens by explaining a sequence of events that took place at a conference … Earlier this year, at a … Read more

Charlie Brooker sticks the knife into the Boston marathon Internet Detectives

This is simply hilarious … and yet also makes a rather serious point as well … Charlie Brooker nails it, essentially Reddit was crowd sourcing a lynch mob that was indulging in a rather racist and xenophobic approach to tracking down the Boston marathon bombers.