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Prince Harry blames social media for Capitol Riot and online harassment – Page Six

“There was a literal attack on democracy in the United States, organized on social media, which is an issue of violent extremism.”

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Prince Harry is certain misinformation spread through social media was a key component in the planning of the Jan. 6 U.S. capitol riot.
The Duke of Sussex argues in a new Fast Company Q&A that, “dominant online platforms have contributed to and stoked the conditions for a crisis of hate, a crisis of health and a crisis of truth.”
“We are losing loved ones to conspiracy theories,” he went on, “losing a sense of self because of the barrage of mistruths, and at the largest scale, losing our democracies.”

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