"Platforms are not neutral conduits for cultural practices. They persuade people in certain behaviors"
"McDaniel says it’s the platforms that should be questioned, as blaming individuals is mostly unproductive"
but I think we should blame individual, the platform only magnified this ill behavior of the crowd
=== https://hyperallergic.com/597497/on-twitter-frogs-were-nazis-on-tiktok-theyre-queer/ As symbols of transformation, frogs are never just one thing. On the internet, they’re not even just frogs.
They re-drew Pepe in Nazi uniform or bombing the Twin Towers, making him politically pestilential.
In China, we know pepe, but not as toxic
idk how people build up this association
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