Comment: Mayo suffering from the real curse of social media abuse

Multi-billion dollar tech firms can and must do more to police their sphere

‘It cannot be beyond the prowess of multibillion-dollar businesses to differentiate between an account tweeting about the Taliban’s atrocities from Kabul and an egg in Leixlip giving it to the Mayo inside forwards.’ Picture: Getty

There’s a scene in Jay and Silent Bob that dates the film.

Holden says if the buzz is any indicator the movie is going to make “some huge bank”.

“What buzz,” asks Jay.

“The internet buzz.”

“. . . What the f*** is the internet?”

It was just about plausible and funny in 2001 that a stoner who spent all of his time standing outside a shop had not heard of the internet. Now a ...