Cartoon: Social Media Police

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Authorities use social media to track criminals and terrorists; dictators use social media to track and stop dissent; and “justice” can be dispensed by social media users at any perceived wrongdoing by public shaming of the culprit.

Artist: Hajo de Reijer (Netherlands)
View more of this artist’s work on Cartoon Movement.

This piece was originally published on February 11, 2016.

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