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Why use ‘endanger’ when ‘kill’ is more fun?

By Joe Essberger
LinkedIn makes WIRED’s case

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?’

social media endangers knowledge

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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Written by Joe Essberger for Tefl.NET October 2017
Joe Essberger is founder of TEFL.NET and EnglishClub and has taught EFL in Europe and Asia.
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One Comment

  • The King Of Love From IRAN says:

    Thanks a lot to ❤️ Mr.Joe Essberger ❤️ who is The founder of English Club for helping all students free of charge.

    My wish is 🌹to meet him🌹 in London one day.

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