Sami Torssonen

Facebook is a mighty weapon in the ideologist’s arsenal. We log on daily – nay, hourly – restlessly seeking shareable punchlines. Unfortunately, con artists and lackeys of all kinds know this. Climate sceptics, anti-vaccine activists, and racist demagogues now reach vast audiences in Facebook’s environment of nonexistent source criticism.

Karina Horsti

The public reaction to the nationalist Finns Party MP Olli Immonen’s Facebook post where he called for fight against ”nightmare of multiculturalism” was something new in the country. In July 2015, thousands of people in different cities in Finland gathered to mass demonstrations in support of multicultural society and against racism.