If only Bill Cosby had taken his own advice and bought some liver.
The only thing worse than falling for a rumor is spreading it. Run through this checklist before you click retweet.
Another resurrected blog post.
We hate online rumors. Yet we can’t stop ourselves from spreading them. Here’s why.
What it comes down to is that it’s easy to click like on a Facebook status update or retweet a post with a political view you support. Those clicks may have subtle, long-term effects on changing ideas, much in the same way a bumper sticker would. But social media has not proven itself to be a tool of immediate and profound social change – even in the high profile cases where proponents of the new technology insist that it has been.
Get a sneak peak of what I’ll be teaching during the Spring semester t Bridgewater State University.