The Great Hack
When I was buying a house, I cannot tell you how many mortgage lender, realtor, etc ads i had seen since I had started house shopping.
If they can pay to target me with new home ads when they know I am shopping for a new house, then they can target you with divisive extremist ads for the left or right political spectrum to cause you to become emotionally charged at “the other half” of the American population.
You’re a liberal?
Suddenly you are seeing memes with stats on how conservatives hate college and want to take away higher education.
You’re a conservative?
Suddenly you are seeing memes with stats on how liberals want to take away your guns.
Then our liberal/conservative friends naturally are appalled with how “the other half” of the American population thinks. They share this meme. And the next one. And the next one. *gasp* Republicans want to murder immigrants *share*. And the next one. And the next one. Suddenly walls of people who you know and love are also sharing these extremist views because they are scared of “the other half” of the American population.
Even if they aren’t sharing this information – they are seeing it.
And Subconsciously they go…
Go watch the Netflix documentary “The Great Hack”. The manipulation is real and it is scary.
Tell me what you think in the comments.