Our obsession with organising everything around the latest content may be destroying the greatest value the web holds.
Reports from Australia make it clear the traffic from Facebook is a thing of the past - and that Zuckerberg never took it seriously in the first place.
Siva Vaidhyanathan, professor of media studies at the University of Virginia and the author of Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy, has some compelling theories on how Facebook became whaat it is.
Twitter has fallen a very long way from its roots as the place where you went to find out what was happening - and to discuss it. If it's just about an elite telling us their thoughts, does it really matter all?
It appears Facebook has quietly implemented a traffic threshold for getting access to Instant Articles. Sites that fall below it are losing access to the format.
Not really a surprise, but it’s good to hear it confirmed.
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