Motherboard: Social Media Is a Weapon of War. How We Use It Is Up to Us

Motherboard: Social Media Is a Weapon of War. How We Use It Is Up to Us. The following quote contains objectionable language which I have censored so this email newsletter has a chance of actually getting to you. “In the 24 hours that followed Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidential election on November 8, 2016, a data scientist monitoring global social media counted nearly eight million English-language exclamations of the word ‘f*ck.’ It’s a telling anecdote from LikeWar, the forthcoming book on the weaponization of social media by co-authors P.W. Singer and Emerson Brooking.”

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