Saturday, May 15, 2010

How social media changed the world

Used with permission. CC: David Reece.

Once upon a time, word of mouth was the only way to get a message out.

Then advertisers and marketers and psychologists and lawyers and weasels and sharks and snake oil medicine show charlatan con-artist peddlers figured out how to use print and broadcast media to manipulate us en-masse.

We fell for it.

Recently, we took it back.

Here you go:

By the way, they're going to start doing it again. Are you ready?