Here's a comic strip about the perils of social media, with reference to
a blog by the science-fiction writer Charlie Stross.
Click on the image below.
Monday, 22 January 2018
Friday, 22 December 2017
Monday, 20 November 2017
(10 November 2017: Unsuitable children's videos on YouTube.)
A Google Babysitter robot sits on a chair, with a TV screen in its head showing the notorious video of Peppa Pig self-harming. A scared toddler gazes at screen. The robot is narrating, "And Peppa Pig self-harmed, took to drugs, and died. Google made lots of money, and everyone lived happily ever after — except for a few traumatised children."
Saturday, 18 November 2017
(18 November 2017: YouTube bans Toy Freaks.)
YouTube master control console in Google HQ. A screen on the console shows a Toy Freaks video, with anguished child. To its right is a two-position switch labelled 'Delete' / 'Leave until New York Times notices'. It's set to the latter position. Coins are pouring out of a hopper on the side of the console.