The Politics of TikTok, Reddit explained, and Google gamed Paid Members Public
Could a US ban on TikTok trigger a social media power struggle? And how did the Verge use ChatGPT to game Google?
The next wave of indie media, the Twitch ban hammer and Google's wallet Paid Members Public
Twitch and Reddit ban things, Google might start paying for things, and podcasts still have indie cred. What a way to start the week.
Engaged Reading Digest: Memes, cancel culture and baby Yoda Paid Members Public
Memes aren't just juvenile fun - they're a potent weapon in the political armory, and we have to start taking them seriously.
Engaged Reading Digest: Adobe's Reddit error, impact editing and good news for good news Paid Members Public
Today's digital journalism digest: good news, new job roles and Reddit trolls
Reddit and the problems of scale in large communities Paid Members Public
Is there an optimum size for online communities? This analysis of Reddit suggests that there is.
Alt-right subreddits closed for doxing Paid Members Public
Reddit has closed two major alt-right subreddits [https://thenextweb.com/socialmedia/2017/02/02/reddit-drops-the-ban-hammer-on-popular-alt-right-subreddits/] : > Reddit today blocked two prominent alt-right subreddits over “the proliferation of personal and confidential information.” Commonly referred to as ‘doxing,’ it appears a user (or users) of r/altright and r/AlternativeRight intentionally disseminated personal