Syfy has given the greenlight to a new unscripted series,The Internet Ruined My Life, that will display the effects of living in today’s social media obsessed world on individuals.
The network announced that they’ve picked up the six-part series that will tell the real life stories of people who had posts, tweets or status updates backfire.
Viewers can look forward to hearing about all kinds of social media horror stories firsthand, ranging from “an innocent tweet that caused two traveling friends to be detained and suspected of potential terrorism”, to a “hashtag that unleashed death threats and a sniper outside a young woman’s window”, to a “profile picture that got transformed into a hateful meme shared by hundreds of thousands.”
“With technology making it possible to communicate to anyone, anytime, from anywhere, what was once the stuff of science fiction is now an everyday reality,” said Heather Olander, Senior Vice President, Alternative Development and Production, Syfy, in a press release. “The Internet Ruined My Life takes a look at the flip side of today’s hyper-connected world, and reveals how easy it is to completely change your life in just one simple keystroke.”
The Internet Ruined My Life will premiere on Syfy in early 2016.
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