Cord cutters no longer exist because social media is the new television. And everyone uses social media.
I have had one key problem with using Twitter in the past few years, a problem that I don’t think I am alone in having.
We need more thorough analysis of how disruption is impacting entrants to the workforce.
Washington, DC tops the list of cities searching for "on fleek" in the past 12 months.
With the gracious help of Andrew Briggs* AKA @theandrewbriggs, I made a new Twitter bot that addresses the scourge of news organizations writing about what you think, you know, and what we should do with our lives. @speak4yrself is a way to remind headline and tweet writers to stop assuming things about their audiences, and perhaps … Continue reading Speak for yourself!
I wrote a Medium post last year about the Jazz Age, where I explored my discomfort with my own ideas about what life was like for young Americans during that time.I've never been a fan of nostalgia, but it occurs to me now that it is in part a reaction against my own generation's love … Continue reading Millennials are too dependent on technology and nostalgia
I wanted to run a test in my Facebook feed based on claims I heard that using certain phrases denoting personal news or big changes (like engagements or babies or new jobs) would bump up posts to the top of the feed. Facebook, basically: pic.twitter.com/cHTJsa0WKk — Yuri Victor ♥ (@yurivictor) September 5, 2014 It turns out, … Continue reading The day I broke Facebook
I read the news for the first two hours of the day to get a sense of markets and top events.
Twitter is the headquarters of the control freak. It's a social network for those who want everlasting control over what they see and from whom they see it. It's the social network for those who want to bless people by following their digital auras, depending on if they prefer ethos (power Twitter), pathos (animal pictures / rage Twitter), or … Continue reading You’re not my favorite: Twitter experiments with infiltrating your feed
In my first two posts about sharing media, I covered the reasons why we use social media to share information. The first part of These tiny Gutenbergs reviewed sharing information as a critical expression of free speech. The second part focused on the world of Twitter and why we retweet. In this third post, I thought … Continue reading These tiny Gutenbergs (Part three)