Once you see this stuff, you see it everywhere. Whether it is Seaspiracy, CNBC, Twitter, or even a fluff piece about the Pentagon’s memes… remember: nothing is ever leaked without someone wanting you to know it. And publications like VICE don’t publish a piece without a call-to-action.
Read the #GME Subreddit: https://reddit.com/r/gme
Read more about Nudges & Choice Architecture (affiliate) https://amzn.to/3uR50K5
So, questions to ask yourself:
What is left out of this?
What action do they want me to take?
How am I being nudged/persuaded?
Why did they pay someone to write this?
Who benefits from me believing this?
What is the underlying choice architecture/design?