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In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the era of the techlash against social networks and the internet has begun.
Is social media the future of communication — or is it a breeding ground for hate groups, fake news, and click-baits?
People desperately seeking attention and validation through social media are at risk of becoming a sub-class of "social media fakers".
The "Mad Men" of traditional media are down for the count, but instead of being humble, they aim to rewrite history.
While mass media pushes its media logic onto the population, the networked agenda-setting process is being dictated by algorithms based on user behaviours.
Jerry Silfwer aka Doctor Spin is an awarded senior adviser specialising in public relations and digital strategy. Based in Stockholm, Sweden.