Former US President Barack Obama has warned people against the irresponsible use of social media, in an unusual interview since leaving office in January. He warned that such behaviors are twisting people’s understanding of complex issues, and spreading wrong information.

He said everyone in leadership must get a way to recreate a common space on the internet. He voiced his concern about a future in which facts will be rejected and people only consider reading and listening to info that reinforce their own views. He further added that one of the dangers of internet is people can have completely different truths and will be biased