Is the Internet a Mob Without Consequence?

by Volker Weber

Nick Bilton:

The immediacy and fast pace of the Internet can be magical. But when someone makes a comment that the masses disagree with, a mob with 140-character pitchforks can develop in seconds and the Internet can become terrifyingly bellicose.

I have been hunted by mobs before. Lucky for me, those lived in a small filter bubble. One person has apologized, exactly one. The one I least expected to. Thank you, Scott.

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