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It used to be that the degeneration of online comments threads was measured by how many posts it took before someone would make a comparison with Adolf Hitler (see Godwin’s law). In DG #29 we noted that Brexit seems to reaching a similar level of ubiquity in digital discourse in the UK.
The infographic below illustrates the extent to which Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union has saturated public consciousness — hover over the image to find out how many comments it takes before the B-word crops up in completely unrelated discussions…
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