Category Archives: Komprosplat

If Mark Zuckerberg won’t protect us from political ads that lie…

What do we do? We protect ourselves. By now, anyone who has paid a moment’s attention to trolling, lying and outright fake news utilizing social media knows they exist. And knows we users of social media are the targets. I … Continue reading

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Are you bracing for the attack of fake political news and smears? Again?

Worried about whether you’ll get brainwashed by any of this? Don’t worry — not if you carry one particular philosophical banner which apparently conveys immunity from political lies. Can you figure out which philosophy? No? I’ll help you: Starting in … Continue reading

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Oh yeah? Well, I didn’t start the fire

Political scientists concluded that the sharing of hostile political rumors is not motivated by partisanship and is typically practiced by status-hungry, socially marginalized groups who rank high in a “Need for Chaos” metric and who wish to “burn down the … Continue reading

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