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social media

Posts about social media platforms and techniques
Apr
11
Sunday Supplement: trees, mental health, Alistair Campbell and more

Sunday Supplement: trees, mental health, Alistair Campbell and more

Pour yourself a drink, find a quite corner, and enjoy this selection of interesting reading, listening and viewing from around the web.
6 min read
Jan
20
Trump, QAnon and the limits of the “viral” metaphor to describe online communities

Trump, QAnon and the limits of the “viral” metaphor to describe online communities

Deplatforming Trump and QAnon won’t kill the movement. But it might just stop it growing as fast.
6 min read
Nov
30
Attack of the clones: all social networks are NOT becoming the same

Attack of the clones: all social networks are NOT becoming the same

Yes, all social networks are developing the same feature set. No, that doesn’t mean they’re all becoming the same. Here’s why.
3 min read
Oct
20
Social & Digital Coffee Break: Google tools, social media stats and free money

Social & Digital Coffee Break: Google tools, social media stats and free money

A round up of news you can use in your social media and digital publishing work. Just don't click on the last link, unless you want to despair of men.
4 min read
Sep
08
Weaning media off its social addiction

Weaning media off its social addiction

4 min read
Aug
17
Twitter's faceless accelerants

Twitter's faceless accelerants

Social media mobs do what mobs have always done: give the masses the feeling of power.
1 min read
Jul
08
How do we solve our online civility problem?

How do we solve our online civility problem?

6 min read
Jul
03
Abuse, arrogant tech VCs and hypocrisy everywhere. It's time for the weekend, folks.

Abuse, arrogant tech VCs and hypocrisy everywhere. It's time for the weekend, folks.

5 min read
Mar
18
Coronavirus: the social media moderation problem explained

Coronavirus: the social media moderation problem explained

As the social platforms empty their offices of staff, content moderation is taking a serious hit. Here's why.
3 min read
Mar
17
Twitter’s role in a time of global pandemic

Twitter’s role in a time of global pandemic

There's a backlash growing against Twitter, fuelled by the pandemic.
2 min read