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    The New York Times CompanyKEVIN ROOSE8/12/208 min
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    • bartadamley1 year ago

      Such a tough thing to navigate, as human trafficking is a legitimate threat.. further proof that usage of social media, and the new ways in which information is propagated is the ultimate social psychology experiment.

      It is frightening though because a movement that has honest intentions, can have its narrative hi-jacked by a group of conspiratorial thinkers and broadcasted into the mainstream. America at its present state!

      Some anti-trafficking experts worried that social networks, in an attempt to clamp down on QAnon, might inadvertently hurt the legitimate organizations working to end trafficking.

    • JoshChapdelaine1 year ago

      Really a sensational read by Kevin. His work is among some of the most important writing that interrogates and cuts through the intersection of media, technology, conspiracy, and society. I've been fascinated by how people within my immediate circles are falling for Q dogwhistles. These resources are super helpful to begin to have better conversations about these rabbit holes.