Debate

Debate

We’re thinking about the Internet and the constant supply of news on offer today. When you’re online, what would you ‘Like’ or ‘Share’ at first glance? Tick as many, or as few, as you’d like.

☐ This guy’s freestyle with his cat is amazing! [crying with laughter emoticon]

☐ Facebook’s fake news: Mark Zuckerberg rejects ‘crazy idea’ that it swayed voters

☐ Watch This Guy Get An Enormous Parasite Removed From His Nose

☐ Thousands still waiting for evacuation from east Aleppo

☐ What Susan Boyle Looks Like Now Is Jaw Dropping

 

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