Outside: Social Media Is Making the Outdoors More Dangerous

Outside: Social Media Is Making the Outdoors More Dangerous. “We all know that one-upmanship on social media is stupid and dangerous. But now we may have stats to prove it. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team reports that its missions have increased by 38 percent over the last five years—something they attribute to people sharing photos and videos of their dangerous activities online.”