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Mittwoch, 9. November 2016

A tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing

"Both the technology itself, and the way we choose to use the technology, makes it so that what ought to be a conversation is just a set of Post-it notes that are scattered," Kerric Harvey, author of the Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics, said of Twitter. "Not even on the refrigerator door, but on the ground."

She argues that what we do on Twitter around politics isn't a conversation at all; it's a loud mess.

Aus: Sam Sanders. Did Social Media Ruin Election 2016?. In: 8. November 2016.