Twitter mobs are ruining Kickstarter projects
These days, whenever Kickstarter tries to promote a campaign, it is inevitably met with vitriol and Twitter mobs.
The publishing house had unpublished the novel almost immediately when 13 tweeters accused the novel of being Islamophobic.
Using social pressure to stigmatize is a hallmark of witch hunts throughout history, and this tactic hides in plain sight on social media. But one wonders what the point is of declaring a publication dedicated to free speech and open discourse off limits?
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