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I am author of the books Political Internet(Routledge, 2017), Intimate Speakers ( Fingerprint! 2017), has finished the typescript of three books—first, on Internet and sexuality; second, on the negative impacts of social media; and third, a novel—and is presently working on a narrative non-fiction with the working title Lovescape: Why India is afraid of love.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Gossip and hate diffuse in social media sites

Gossip and hate diffuse in social media sites

Facebook has become a gossip book! Twitter a rumor place. Hate ideology grows astronomical. The nebulous character of social networking sites spread hearsay unchecked. Young people easily accept what is spreading out in platforms as true. They are forgetting the expanding rumor culture in social media sites. People easily get to believe in what is multiplying and becoming popular about so and so in platforms. They do not check for sources, credibility and authenticity of information diffusing. See, my fringe thoughts on gossip culture in social media, Merinews by Biju P R.

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