Picture: visibility by Jae Aquino from the Noun Project

We’re hypnotised by the social media giants. We’ve convinced ourselves that Musk and Zuckerberg and the rest are impossible to deal with. They’re not.

bowbrick
8 min readFeb 18, 2021

The more frantic we become about the wickedness and power of the platforms, the more we confirm that power. The more action we demand of police and legislators, the more we confirm their exceptional status, their untouchability.

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bowbrick

Grizzled web old-timer (some say just grizzled), a trustee at the brilliant Poppy Academy Trust in the UK, a crummy poet and a volunteer at Watford Refugees…