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Mousey117621yIf you're dumb enough to let social media influence your political thinking without even a cursory fact check you shouldn't be on twitter let alone voting.
SilverFox531yI’m not talking about myself but the people who are dumb enough to get influenced
@DLMousey so youre saying you believe russian facebook ads did not interfere with the election, and all voters must achieve a certain level of intellect for them to vote?
Mousey117621y@calmyourtities by that same logic anyone who said anything about either party at any point in the election is guilty of doing the exact same thing, But yet somehow attack adverts on TV and social media (the exact same thing the Russians did) is allowed when it's Americans doing it?
It makes sense to SOMEBODY I'm sure, but to the rest of the world it sounds ridiculous.
Edit - while that might sound sarcastic as all balls (I totally see why haha), Is there legitimately a law that's been broken or something (honest question)?
@DLMousey no, it's that the facebook ads were untrue. i cant go buy at tv ad and say "donald trump had gay sex with mike pence" if it didnt happen. and social media should influence an election and one's opinion. ffs its the closest you can ever get to someone of such a position. with twitter you can see what's on trumps mind, perhaps too much, and make a decision for yourself, not based on what his advisors tell him to say.
@DLMousey yeah also about the edit i think there was a law broke, but im not sure.
@DLMousey its not about "being dumb" or something. People are being influenced by the public opinion. Even you. That's a fact and there's a lot psychology involved.
I really like the idea of letting bots check if something nasty is going on. We humans often can not decide objectively and are a bit opinionated on specific topics.
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