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How Social Media Is Changing Our World

How Social Media Is Changing Our World

Social media platforms started out humbly, existing simply as a way to connect with old friends, share photographs and inform your social network of changes in your life. However, as social media continues to grow, the effect and influence it has on the world at large are undeniably far more...

How “Social” Is Social Media?

How “Social” Is Social Media?

According to current estimates, more than 3 billion people worldwide are routine users of social media. And if you’re one of those billions, then you know good and well that social media is used for far more than posting cat videos or wishing happy birthday to your long-lost college...

Facebook’s Flawed Business Model for Free Expression

Facebook’s Flawed Business Model for Free Expression

Though under increasing pressure from critics in Washington and direct threats from some presidential candidates intent on breaking up his monopoly, Mark Zuckerberg has the support of at least two prominent politicians. According to Bloomberg, the CEO and chairman of Facebook is “quietly”...

Twitter’s Software Engineering Leads to Mind Engineering

Twitter’s Software Engineering Leads to Mind Engineering

In an article published by The Week, technology columnist Navneet Alang recounts his successful attempt (at least for the moment) to wean himself off Twitter. Addicted since 2007, the author describes how Twitter has succeeded in deforming his perception of the world. At one point, he focuses...

Mark Zuckerberg Is More Dangerous than Donald Trump

Mark Zuckerberg Is More Dangerous than Donald Trump

By controlling the attention of over 2 billion people, Mark Zuckerberg is tearing up the fabric of society and destroying democracy. US President Donald Trump sits in the Oval Office as the big boss of the world’s largest military. He has his finger on the nuclear trigger and can kill anyone...

What’s Behind the Facebook Slump?

What’s Behind the Facebook Slump?

A fundamental shift may be occurring in the appeal of Facebook to the younger generation. Facebook has reset the growth meter for itself and other social media companies, which are facing changing user tastes and increased regulatory scrutiny in a world following the Cambridge...

There Is No More Social Media

There Is No More Social Media

Influencer marketing might once have been a secondary effect or by-product of social media, but it’s now an integral part of any social platform’s vitality.  Few things are more suspicious than a gift from an anonymous benefactor, who asks nothing in return but your attention. It becomes...

Social Media Occupy a Great, Great Deal of Our Attention

Social Media Occupy a Great, Great Deal of Our Attention

Social media are changing us, our children and practically every conceivable aspect of society just as profoundly as the steam engine did in the 18th century. A number of Unidentified Flying Objects have landed around the world. What are their intentions? To destroy us? To bring peace on earth?...

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