Animals. Facebook. Friends.


We all know that the internet loves animals. Now you can take that adoration one step further and friend a wild animal on Facebook.

The creatures are getting online thanks to WildMe, a social media app that pulls data from citizen-science platform WildBook and turns it into Facebook pages. The prototype app, already live online, has pages where users can friend and get updates on whale sharks and polar bears. (1)

The Internet has already become a domain for non-human entities. (see “Internet, bots, humans” here) Now even animals come into place to fill in the puzzle! We must accept it one way or another: In order to find our human nature we must leave behind anything related to non-human activities. We know what activities these are. We are just too addicted to them…

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Unless we want to hang out with animals, the difficult path is open for us to take…

> Check out the other related to dehumanization post at Harmonia Philosophica Blogger portal! <

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