social networking

Feb
06
Instagram has birthed a clichéd "authentic" visual style all its own

Instagram has birthed a clichéd "authentic" visual style all its own

The Guardian recently published an astonishingly predictable rant about Instagram from Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett. The young fogey “oh, social media
1 min read
Jan
10
Maintaining friendships without social networks

Maintaining friendships without social networks

Maintaining friendships after Facebook and Twitter: Some people are like, “How are you supposed to maintain normal human relationships?” Don’
1 min read
Sep
30

The long, slow Ello

So, Ello, then. I’m on there. Lots of people are on there (even if they’re not really using
1 min read
Jul
01

Our Facebook masks slip a little

Second video of the day: It’s rather ironic that it hit the web a few days before the news
1 min read
Jan
08

Food photos on Twitter: visual small talk

Fascinating exploration of the motivation and results of sharing things like photos of food on Twitter: There is a wealth
Jan
07

Time to start paying attention to Vine

I read this: This kerfuffle at the Smáralind shopping centre near Reykjavík, Iceland, last weekend isn’t because One Direction
Jan
07

Are you ready for your corporate approved social interaction experience?

Cliff Watson: You see, we’ve come to define “social” in unintentional Orwellian double-speak. “Social” has come to mean the
Nov
25

Peak Facebook and the end of monolithic online identity

Are people rejecting the idea of a single online identity mediated by a large online entity? Stowe Boyd thinks so:
1 min read
Nov
18

Teenagers and tech: look at the trends, not the tools?

Mathew Ingram responds to Farhad Manjoo on how telling teenagers’ use of tech is: […] teens and twenty-somethings are good predictors
1 min read