Social Media, Memes, and the Spread of Misinformation

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Something that always surprises me during my adventures on the internet is how few people take the internet seriously. Especially when it comes to the discourse on social media platforms, the internet is still viewed as a space of pleasure, with some perils, and barely any productivity. Even when people do take the internet seriously, there is also a sense that the internet is so new that it must…