An attempt to mock Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for dancing in a video when she was a student opens up the question of how social media will impact the next generation of politicians.
Are there people who still make excuses for Facebooks bahviour? Yes, there are.
Five good reads to kick off your week.
Charles Arthur:Before the retweet was a function, one had to manually copy the content of a tweet and put “RT” or “MT” (modified tweet) in front of it. This friction meant something had to be really worthwhile to achieve…
Could Twitter be about to kill the Like? What impact would that have on the network?
The interplay between harassment and silencing is one of networks ways that users effectively networks each other on social networks.
The founders of Instagram are waling away from Facebook. What next for them - and for the photo sharing app?
Facebook is in decline and the chat apps are rising. But it's more than algorithm changes, but a shift in people's behavior - how do we adapt?