Imagine if everything you did on Facebook or Twitter counted towards a government-imposed 'citizen score'.

Well, China is planning something like this called the Social Credit System. Details are sketchy at this stage but it is due to be up and running by 2020.
 

All your online behaviour would be analysed and assessed to come up with a measure of your online reputation, character and trustworthiness.
This could then be used by employers to decide whether to offer you a job, by banks to decide whether to give you a loan, or even by prospective partners.
Well, China is planning something like this called the Social Credit System. Details are sketchy at this stage but it is due to be up and running by 2020.
China’s “Great Firewall” – its internet censorship programme – already controls access to many Western news websites, as well as Google, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. But anything its 1.4 billion citizens say or do on the country’s hugely popular alternative social media sites, WeChat and QQ, could soon affect their Social Credit System rating.

www.bbc.com/news/business-43335813
like something out of black mirror, China will be implementing a social reputation score for all citizens which they plan to implement by 2020. This is some dystopian shit right here and I’d rather be an underground anarchist than partake in same fake ass FaceBook style IRL Reddit upvote system.
Que fake smiles, fake niceness, self censorship and all sorts of retardation from here on out
 
Extra Credit did an awesome 7 minute “cartoon” explaining some of the orwellian aspects of this credit

 
h/t OT

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