It bothers me how people can share articles and news items on Facebook and Twitter without having read the linked article at all. Worse, the shares come with their rabid comments. Seriously, people, how can you comment on something you haven’t read?
There is always the excuse that their mobile plans don’t include free or unlimited data transfer so they are unable to click and read.
Then, why share if you haven’t read? Facebook does not require users to share everything they see on their friends’ news feeds. Still, they do. Itchy fingers. I thought it was the height of stupidity and irresponsibility.
Today, I came across something even worse. A friend shared an article about a “dead whale” sprawled on the shore. The mouth was open and inside was more plastic junk than anyone cares to see.
Two friends of my friend commented.
The two commenters didn’t even have to click. All they had to do was read that the “whale” in the photo was an art installation. And, still, they commented without reading. How stupid can stupid get?
Dear friend who shared the article: Can you slap your two friends for me, please?