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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity…”
Charles Dickens began the novel A Tale of Two Cities with these words in 1859. They could easily apply to social media today.