Miss Info Spreader

The past decade’s rise of social media brought with it a firehose of information. Is a website down? Check Twitter. What’s on the menu at my local burger restaurant? Check their Facebook page. What we failed to recognize early on was the lack of vetting of what was being loaded into that firehose. Sprinkled in were tidbits of fringe views, conspiracy theories, and footholds into people’s lives. Plant a seed of doubt and you can cultivate a person’s personality into one that aligns with your point of view. In the last few years between a tumultuous American election cycle, a…