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Louis C.K. Stars in SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s Musical Tribute to Facebook Activism

The world is frightening. There’s civil disorder all around, wars, and rumors of wars. Worse yet, your friends don’t believe exactly the same things you do. It would take a concerted effort to change things for the better, but who has time for that in a recession? You’ve got bills, man!

One brave fellow named Scott will show us the way.

At first, this Saturday Night Live sketch begins a lot like the “Republican TBD” movie trailer they did a few weeks back, longing for a generic dissenting member of the president’s party. But bold Scott, played by Louis C.K., doesn’t have to stand up to Donald Trump face-to-face. He will save the planet by…posting article links on Facebook.

You laugh, but we’d wager that if you’re honest with yourself, there has been at least one moment where you read something online, thought “This is important! People must know!” and shared that link hoping you’d change a few minds. The truth is you probably didn’t. But what you’d rather believe is reflected in the video above.

This article, on the other hand, is extremely important, and if you share it, you will change the world. That’s right–if you share this article on Facebook the world will be entirely different than it otherwise might have been…in that an additional link will now appear on your feed! Thank you, Scott [your name here].

Is the sarcasm too thick in the sketch? Are we making way too much of social media? Hit us up on Facebook or Twitter and let us know!

Image: NBC

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