Using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc as your Main News Source..

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Dacc Mon 27-Jun-16 15:07:31

If you do use social media as your main source of information then you’re half way to becoming a real idiot.

What you people have to do is understand that just because it appears on the internet – IT DOESN’T MAKE IT TRUE.

Any old person can get hold of a picture, add some writing and then post it as a “truth”

So, step back and get a reality check.

RortyCrankle Mon 27-Jun-16 16:24:30

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Dacc Mon 27-Jun-16 16:35:07

I don't need one, this post wasn't directed solely at you, dear.

sorenofthejnaii Mon 27-Jun-16 16:41:09

So, step back and get a reality check

Good thing you can trust papers like the Daily Mail and the Sun to give you an informed, balanced, detailed information hmm

The danger is living in an echo chamber. Having cognitive bias. Wanting to believe something.

Or..having an opinion and then only seeking out the facts you need to confirm your opinion.

We are probably all guilty of this.

RortyCrankle Mon 27-Jun-16 16:59:27

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