Critical Response on
The Creepy Line: Social Media’s Manipulation of Society
Social media sites such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. make it possible for us to feel more globally connected than ever before. But for some, these platforms also represent a vicious breeding ground for manipulating, bullying, and scamming the public on various levels.
“The Creepy Line” documentary reveals the stunning degree to which society is manipulated by Google and Facebook and blows the lid off the remarkably subtle – hence powerful – manner in which they do it. Offering first-hand accounts, scientific experiments and detailed analysis, the film examines what is at risk when these tech titans have free reign to utilize the public’s most private and personal data.
How well do you feel the documentary highlights this very troubling epidemic? What measures can parents, educators, law enforcement, and general members of the community take to minimize, or ultimately eliminate this horrific social trend? Cite dialogue and scenes from the documentary to support your ideas and analysis.