The retched duality paving the pixelated wormhole transitory conduit with a layer of entitlement and hurtling electronic alter egos at relativistic speeds past the threshold of languid ambiguity, rightfully stakes a claim with the most despicable fugitive duos of the 20th century. The metaphorical trophy case celebrating joint criminal efforts lacking justice and empathy temporarily exists in backseat of a rusting derelict Pontiac parked off the main thoroughfare bisecting Elko, Nevada. Only the incoherent whispers of a local sun baked vagrant named “Grand Cool-e”, the nickname rendered through the underlying hierarchy facilitating a reputation with osmotic principles in briefly removing the labels of nondescript and inconspicuous defining the forgettable arid expanse of the grit and dusty of the neighborhood, reignite the terror fueled by Bonnie and Clyde, and Beck and Fernandez, and the countless indiscretions towards society by criminal partners in transforming the torn and moldy vinyl the rear seats into a horrific cinematic experience demonstrating pure evil.
As the damaging manifestations of law breaking partnerships are hopefully a permanent prisoner to history, the tech world is engineering the most innovative and calculated digital iterations in reviving the devious pathological double elements, and the victims are the end users to the multitudes of platforms burgling time and resources in a vast sea of subversion and wastefulness. In reverence to the legions of legendary felons, F***book and Mark Zuckerberg have unleashed their own unique tandem of sophisticated algorithms and content junk into the digital realm, a reckless and bold move which has recalibrated the definition of truth and the concept of effective journalism. If the 2016 elections were the summit of the Andes mountains in encapsulating a harrowing vertical prevalence of bots, misinformation and disruptive forces across the entire bounds of the foremost social network in the proximal universe, the current autonomous geographical characteristics of the vast community rivals the majestic heights of the Himalayas in both disbelief and dumbfounding wonderment, as a staggering amount of content shared among account holders is pure detritus, and lacks credibility or substance. Shockingly, the magnitude of “junk” information circulating throughout the digital servers, individual and groups posts, and the much maligned “news feeds”, is at a level that far exceeds the controversial Trump vs. Hillary online environment during the height of political lobbying gymnastics both in and after the election. What adds to the inexplicable and exorbitant presence of deliberate misinformation, is the ugly track record of F***book over the last two calendar years pertaining to the reckless handling of sensitive data, a company directive to bury or at least hinder conservative content, and the Cambridge Analytica scandal as the tip of the iceberg to the organization acting as a direct seller of account holder information and preferences to Fortune 500 corporations. Zuckerberg has been widely criticized for his apparent lack of institutional control which ultimately resulted with a key social media official taking to the mainstream press and viral channels that the founding father of modern day social digital entities should step down, while the vast resources of the empire be strategically fragmented into manageable pieces.
As election season fast approaches in the US and Europe, concern is growing over the ineffectual efforts by F***book to staunch the infiltration and proliferation of rogue elements, a broken record of discontent and mechanized insanity that has experts and watchdogs frustrated and stymied. The tedious atmosphere created by the Silicon Valley behemoth, which has led to a series of proactive studies and efforts to catalog the potentially destructive influences of a highly regulated community in some respects, but for all the wrong reasons in combating sensibility and permitting the spread of noxious ideology spurred by emotion and not logic. The vast infrastructure behind the voluminous industrial-grade assembly line approach to fostering chain reaction proactive interaction in generating lucrative revenue is the soft underbelly of the F***book platform, which allows for the infiltration of falsified information and propaganda to be shared exponentially, reports Tech Crunch, a troubling reality exposed through a research project facilitated by Oxford University. The data clearly paints a direct correlation between the daunting size of the social media planetoid, and the wealth of crappy data accumulated through calculated and reckless means. Basically, the laws of physics dictate that limiting undesirable and disruptive elements is almost an impossibility, and voters should simply strap a rocket motor between the shoulder blades and enjoy the future of election chaos perpetuated by the tech overlords, or simply delete their accounts and get rid of this social media nonsense.
Of course, the results from the extensive study does not account for the presence of the devious “Terms and Conditions” and the crackdown by moderators on groups and individuals that differ in ideology passed down from the extremist rhetoric in the boardroom. If anything, the conclusion drawn from the sample size of posts carefully evaluated, points to the propensity of the average end user to find “junk” content more intriguing than actual substantiated news. Allegedly, propaganda is more fun than fact. “Hey, the dying business model of the National Inquirer. Inquiring minds are addicted to trashy stories with sordid subplots.”
In a world where apathy toward the apparent doldrums of truth is becoming the norm as the private mental institution of social networks offer preferential treatment to lunatics, bots, degenerates, socialists and radicals, the only thing that matters is not decency, tolerance, or accuracy, but engagement, as a repugnant portal to hell is founded through the sacred words of everyday affable bum of “Grand Cool-e”.
Read the Tech Crunch article here.