YOUR DAILY DYSTOPIA | 2017.12.27

Former US President Barack Obama was interviewed by Britain’s Prince Harry for the BBC recently. He warned about the dangers of leader using social media in divisive ways.

“One of the dangers of the internet is that people can have entirely different realities,” Obama said.

Immediately after the interview aired, Donald Трамп tweeted that he was really the first black president but then deleted the tweet.

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He’s been working on a better comeback Tweet all morning!

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Experts in the war on terror are warning that ISIS is retreating into a “virtual caliphate” and will still be a threat in 2018.

“The war has yet to be won, and if it’s ever going to be won it’s going to take many more years, and many more civilians will lose their lives,” said Peter Vincent, a counterterrorism expert and former Department of Homeland Security official.

So, for all the counterterrorism experts who expected not to be on TV next year, great news!

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The Library of Congress announced Tuesday that it will no longer archive every single public Tweet that passes through the Twittersphere. The reason they gave was that there are too many visual tweets, life GIFS, to properly archive.

So, I guess the Library of Congress and Twitter are just like ¯\_(ツ)_/¯  💔 😞

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Have you done your part today? If not, take a moment to decide what to do, how you can help, and pitch in! Maybe pitching in for you means telling me I’m dumb, go for it! Whatever it is, make your time count!

Obama warns over divisive social media use in Prince Harry interview
http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/27/politics/obama-prince-harry-interview-social-media-intl/index.html

ISIS will remain a threat in 2018, experts warn
https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-terror/isis-will-remain-threat-2018-experts-warn-n828146

Library of Congress will no longer archive every tweet
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/12/27/library-congress-no-longer-archive-every-tweet/983606001/

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