In the category of “can we all agree from now on that this is how we do it?” . . . January 28, 2017 by Courtney Huntington in Politics, Tech How to stop arguing and actually change someone’s mind on social media Whenever a major story breaks in the social media age, from the supreme court judgement on article 50 to the news that roast potatoes can apparently cause cancer—it sparks a heated debate. And in this post-truth world of alternative facts even the US president conducts his battles on Twitter. But what if you’re less interested in just shouting your view and actually want to try to change people’s minds?