An Uncomfortable Truth About The Web That Makes It A Lot Less Awesome Than It Should Be

Here in America, we often take it for granted that the Internet is a good thing. We browse Facebook, watch videos, and occasionally buy shoes. However, we must realize that the Internet can be used against us — which is precisely the point of this video.

At 2:40, the myth-busting begins. Then, at 4:40, we hear how dictators manipulate the Internet for their own purposes. And by 8:10, the speaker gets really real about how we’re using the web.

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