Dumb People

People are getting dumber exponentially, because of social media. It amazes me how much faith and credibility people put into information they obtain on social media. When I was a graduate student in Journalism school, one of the core tenets we learned about media audiences is that they rate friends and family as the number one most credible source of information, universally. So that's why people believe stupid things when their stupid friends (who also probably got the information from a stupud friend) share stupid information on social media. How often have you seen a quote from a famous person memed on social media and believed that person actually said it. 99.9% of the time it's completely made up.

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