Last Friday, a video of a Pakistani politician talking to reporters was sent out live over the internet. It was several minutes before anyone noticed that a special video effect was drawing cat faces on the people in the video.
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Two stories in the news recently about sons trying to do something nice for their fathers show both how powerful social media can be, and how quickly it can get out of control.
Matthew Decker posted a picture of his mom's painting online, hoping to show her that people would like it. The painting has now been seen millions of times, and repainted by dozens of artists.
Newspapers and governments are looking into the way a company used information from FaceBook to change election results in the US and the UK.