This is the nefarious side of social media. A NY Times article on how Russian hackers used Facebook to try to influence the US and French elections.
tuka offers a bit of an alternative to uncontrolled social media. First, there is no anonymity. Second, the user feed is content only, not status or opinion or any other distracting things like cat and food photos. This means we know who is posting and what they post is tangible creative content. These two criteria ensure that the connections people make on tuka are meaningful and real.
The final caveat here is to remind ourselves not to be so easily manipulated by emotional triggers.