tech is really bringing people together... ImageImage
1.) Citizen: crime app falsely accused a homeless man of starting a wildfire msn.com/en-us/news/cri…
2.) "The (Facebook-owned) WhatsApp groups, with names like “The Jewish Guard” and “The Revenge Troops,” have added hundreds of new members a day over the past week..." nytimes.com/2021/05/19/tec…
The fact that this "Citizen" app was originally called "Vigilante" should hopefully say something pretty clear about the word "Citizen" and the kind of people its use excites in the US, no?

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