Parts of New York and New Jersey are still without power from the last major news event and yet here we are, in the throes of election day. And with cleanup efforts still ongoing, there’s really no excuse for anyone who forgets one of the lessons we just learned about the rapid speed at which misinformation courses through social media in general and Twitter in particular.
For the love of God, as you go about your day for the next several hours, please take almost everything you read on Twitter with a grain of salt. No, a barrel. Maybe an entire salt lick.
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The new Apple ads that’ve debuted during the Olympics are, shall we say, pretty tone deaf. Zooey Deschanel advertising Siri was bad enough. Don Draper probably would slap a copywriter in the face for pitching this “Apple genius helps clueless customers in distress” concept. For example: