Social media is a disgusting, vacuous cesspit. Despite the extra capabilities it has given the world, the negatives far outweigh the positives, for a net negative result.
Completely deranges the collective societal mind.
Not only does it it facilitate a grotesque, narcissistic competition of moral exhibitionism. It has injected steroids into silly little busybody, know-all gossip and Chinese whispers. Completely undermining the institutions we rely on to sustain our society. In this case, undermining Policing and justice. I am too young to remember the actual events around the Azaria Chamberlain disappearance (I was born around the same time as Azaria). But my understanding is that the Chamberlains were subjected to a media and gossip storm of immense scrutiny, rumour and innuendo. I can only imagine how this would have been pumped up beyond comprehension if the deranging effects of social media poured kerosene on that fire.
Stop sitting on the fence PT and tell us how you really feel