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"Media is no longer linear. Legacy outlets fade into noise, and communities have become screens through which all platforms are diffracted."
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"No one is incentivized to tell the truth on Twitter because no one has a stake in the platform. Without democratic ownership and the potential for collective upside, the only metric for user success is the accumulation of clicks and _...Read More_
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"Why are so many people obsessing over an 18-year-old’s face?"
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"The groyper movement is known for weaponizing irony and euphemism to push out hateful content, which allows them to claim they were “just joking” if someone thinks they’ve gone too far."
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"The Bed in the Age of Social Media"
"The Bed in the Age of Social Media"
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"This frothing advert for the bubble 2.0 comes courtesy of Eric Qualman, author of Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business. You’ll find a bit of “word of mouth is on digital steroids”-style cringe-worthy _...Read More_
"This frothing advert for the bubble 2.0 comes courtesy of Eric Qualman, author of Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business. You’ll find a bit of “word of mouth is on digital steroids”-style cringe-worthy _...Read More_
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"To fight white nationalist propaganda, we need to understand why it works, not simply ban it."
"To fight white nationalist propaganda, we need to understand why it works, not simply ban it."
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"Under fire for promoting harmful content to vulnerable teens, TikTok has announced plans to make its recommendations more transparent"
"Under fire for promoting harmful content to vulnerable teens, TikTok has announced plans to make its recommendations more transparent"
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"This isn’t the first online community of shoplifters. In 2014, a Tumblr user “outed” a relatively smaller group of accounts that were also detailing their hauls and tips. But according to those involved, Borrowing TikTok is about more than _...Read More_
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"When artists and galleries rushed into NFTs, they also moved onto a niche social media app. Then, everything shifted."
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"What we call social media networks are anything but. Now that they're beginning to unravel, we should ask what it would take to create social media for people, not advertisers."
"What we call social media networks are anything but. Now that they're beginning to unravel, we should ask what it would take to create social media for people, not advertisers."
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"The idea that Instagram is dead has been marinating for quite some time now. Young people certainly don't post like they used to, and an overtly “aesthetically pleasing” grid is something that belongs in the mid 2010s, back when people _...Read More_
"The idea that Instagram is dead has been marinating for quite some time now. Young people certainly don't post like they used to, and an overtly “aesthetically pleasing” grid is something that belongs in the mid 2010s, back when people _...Read More_
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The Atlantic: How Elon Musk's Buffoonery Misleads His Critics.
The Atlantic: How Elon Musk's Buffoonery Misleads His Critics.