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2019-06-05 19:45 ... GOOGLE.COM
[Single panel comic depicting a screenshot of an Internet article, showing the article title, lines of wavy characters representing the article text, and several comments from readers of the article with their profile pictures.] Backlash: Internet users are outraged over news stories using a handful of random comments to support arbitrary narratives! [Close-up of Megan:] I can't believe how easy it is to create an impression of peer consensus. [Close-up of Hairy:] This dynamic is so easily manipulated and it freaks me out. xkcd.com/1019 [Full picture of Hairbun:] Everytime I share something and a friend responds "Haha, did you see the top comments..." it just reminds me how influential these things are in shaping the impressions of even relatively internet-savvy readers. [Close-up of Cueball on a black background:] NPR got rid of comments in 2016 when they realized they all came from a handful of visitors posting hundreds of times a month. [Full picture of two guys, Cueball and Hairy:] Eventually social norms will adapt to this stuff, but it needs to hurry up. [Close-up of Ponytail:] I have nine followers and created my account last month; how am I being quoted in this news article??
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