A. J Willingham Social Media

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A.J Willingham shares his views on why fake photos continuously go viral on social media sites. His argument uses evidence from several natural disasters Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Harvey and Irma. He uses theoretical examples that involve the social feelings of middle eastern men and women in relations to terror attacks. Willingham successfully shares his opinion on how and why fake images are shared during disaster.
To begin with Willingham’s first point is that people have been trained to believe that what they see online is true. He reminds the reader with a quote from David Weinberger that, “anyone with an internet connection can create and share content”. This sentence made me realize my own mistakes while sharing information online.
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