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The billionaire LA Times owner calls social media the 'cancer of our time'
-Patrick Soon-Shiong advocates for a change in how people consume news on social media.
-Social platforms may have revolutionized how people get information, but they've also been criticized for spreading "fake news."
-"The short attention span we're creating in this millennium is actually very dangerous," says the owner of the LA Times.
originally posted by: rickymouse
This person doesn't even realize he and others like him are part of the fake news event. It is not just regular people, it is the news agencies that are spreading misinterpretted info and twisted information.
originally posted by: 727Sky
Well he is right as social media is a cancer for established news sources.. I hope CNN has stage 4
originally posted by: BrianFlanders
Well, he kinda has a point. Just for all the wrong reasons. But it is. "Social media" is more like a disease than anything positive. I'd almost rather have an STD than a Facebook account. LOL