The Poison In Your Human Machine

The longer an online argument progresses, as the rule of thumb states, the more likely a certain figure from World War II is alluded to. Similarly, allusions to slavery are also more likely to be mentioned the longer a debate rages on. In the online argument about social media usage, the latter reference has now reared its ugly head.


A BBC investigative report has uncovered the buying and selling of domestic workers on Instagram and other junk media. It is going to be difficult to argue away this.

One wouldn’t suggest that junk media wants this type of heinous crimes on its site, but its size and reach have made these types of incidents more likely to occur.