Andrey (azangru) wrote,

From today’s Times:

Act now to protect the young or face the law, web giants told (link)

(pushes the narrative of poor vulnerable children being exposed to the cruel world on social media, so why don’t heartless companies do something)

Peaky Blinders ‘glorifies violence and toxic masculinity’ (link)

(feminist language gone mainstream; but thanks for heads-up; I should probably watch it)

Also, from several days back:

One of the world's most important programmers, Linus Torvalds, says Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are 'a disease' (Business Insider, link)

(fits the trendy current pushback against social media; I doubt their readers care much about Linus or Linux)

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