3 New Books About the Dangers of Going Viral
Going viral can be exciting and terrifying at the same time, particularly if it’s not for a positive reason. It’s almost impossible to control the reaction of the internet at large, and having your face and name out there can be a magnet for praise, criticism, or out-and-out life-ending harassment. The three new books in this week’s book club have all been touched by the viral phenomenon. They’re all based on how the nature and trends of viral media have shaped our concepts of celebrity, activism, punishments, and justice, whether that affects the books’ characters or the authors themselves. Give them a click.