The world that knew too much
We may not want a world in which lies and deception are no longer possible - and oddly this is the world that social media is building
The avalanche of criticism about the corrosive impact of social media has tended to focus on the viral spread of lies. But social media—indeed technological progress as a whole—may be harming us no less by revealing unvarnished truth.
To truly understand the contours of the problem, consult a 2011 episode of the brilliant TV series Black Mirr…