How - and why - do people hack social media accounts?
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.
It’s Time to End ‘Trending’: The first problem with “trending” is that it selects and highlights content with no eye toward accuracy, or quality. Automated trending systems are not equipped to make judgments; they can determine if things are…