Flashcards in Marxist explanations Deck (3)
the typical adult spends 8 hours and 41 minutes on social media each day but only 8h and 21 minutes asleep suggesting digital communication is a way of entertaining people which presents no real threat to the existing capitalist society
Cornford and Robins
Digital communications is just another way in which we can be ideologically controlled by capitalists who own this form of media. Social media appears as a form of freedom, democracy and equality but it is just another way capitalists can make money and control us. It threatens freedom as information is collected about us.