Why use ‘endanger’ when ‘kill’ is more fun?
To which I could add: ‘Why use knowledge when Wikipedia is more personal? And why use a book when a funny face is more emotional?’
In fact the LinkedIn clickbait perfectly embodies the point that the Wired article is making. As befits a social media site. How Social Media Endangers Knowledge by Iranian-Canadian media analyst Hossein Derakhshan is well worth reading.
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October 2017 | Filed under Internet
Josef Essberger is founder of TEFL.net and EnglishClub and has taught EFL in Europe and Asia.