Thursday April 02, 2015

The Internet Ruined April Fool's Day

It's official folks, the internet has ruined April Fool's Day. Thanks internet. Thanks a lot. mad

And the Internet, for better and very often for worse, does not tend to distinguish between stories and facts, between the earnest and the satirical. The World Wide Web is an epistemological free-for-allآ—which makes it wonderfully democratic, definitely, but which also means that lies can spread on its platforms with, often, as much ease as truths.

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