This is why they are getting rid of comment sections next.

Information control and the overton window is how the ideas of modern society are shaped.

The Internet made it possible to bypass the gatekeepers of information, for the first time permitting various regions of the world to see unfiltered information from various viewpoints that confirmed or challenged official narratives from the mainstream media apparatus.

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Over time, the political and ruling class have rediscovered the threat of unfiltered communications and have taken measures to direct the free flow of information through a variety of search engines and promoted social media conduits acting as new gatekeepers of information controlled by “Trust and Safety” teams and machine learning AI.

When mass consensus no longer matches the official narrative, how long until all discussion is removed?

h/t meme_kat


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