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moIt seems that more and more advocates are stealing the message from one cause to use as their won. A recent example of this is the use of the first lady, Michelle Obama, in the campaign against Monsanto. A social media post appears that would give people the impression that Michelle is criticizing President Obama, her husband.

This, of course, is false. What the Monsanto protester did was to change the sign she was holding from the original message having to do with the bringbackthegirls ccampaign to rescue the girls who were kidnapped in Africa to their own.

mobbogIf anything, this is unethical. Also, to highjack a cause such as #bringbackourgirls is cruel at the very least.

It is also a lie.

It is doubtful that this sort of thing is going to stop. What can come out of this is that people will start to see that sometimes what is being said by someone is actually altered content.

Altered content? Sound familiar?

Stay tuned