Perspectives On: The dark side of social media

APTN National News reporter Noemi LoPinto looks at the dark side of social media

APTN National News
Social media sites like Facebook and YouTube are becoming more popular by the day.

People use them to keep in touch, entertain and sometimes inform.

But these sites can also be a platform for hatred and racism.

In the last of our three-part series “Perspectives On” social media, APTN National News reporter Noemi LoPinto looks at the dark side.

WARNING: Strong language may be offensive to some.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.