Everything is forever on the Internet, so there’s a pretty good chance you’ve seen a post like this in your Facebook or Twitter feed and perhaps you’ve even dutifully followed the instruction to repost it without questioning anything about it. ‘Make her pay,’ the instructions say, and people online are only too happy to spread the hate in return.’ Read more →
You’ve probably heard about the ‘controversy’ surrounding Starbucks’ choice of red coffee cups for its holiday season. No mention of Christmas, or Jesus, or whatever else has never been on a Starbucks paper cup at Christmas.
It’s the kind of controversy that plays right into the hands of what fuels the Internet: outrage. Read more →