Bob Sullivan, Cybercrime & Consumer Tech Advisor, wrote for The Red Tape Chronicles about society’s addiction to confirmation bias and social media’s role in the expansion and deepening of this phenomenon.
I’ve written many times that consumers have been hacked. Corporations with billion-dollar research budgets have poked and prodded us for decades, exposing every weakness, turning your human nature against you and exploiting that systematically. After reading this excellent Washington Post story about the spread of conspiracy theories online, I worry that this hacking process is almost complete.
Read the full article here.