I’m barely a Snapchat user, but this comment reminds me of what Instagram recently did as well. Nothing really makes sense in the main app now, it’s only in Stories that the timeline makes any sense at all. “Because I … Continued
This is clearly true. “Facebook has created a centrally designed internet. It’s a lamer, shittier looking internet. It’s just not as cool as an internet that is a big, chaotic space filled with tons of independently operating websites who are … Continued
Can’t say that I’ve read anything on Salon in years, but this is an interesting response to ad-blocking, which is not going away: “Salon.com has a new, cryptocurrency-driven strategy for making money when readers block ads. If you want to … Continued
I was watching this video of a Google Talk by Max Stossel recently. It’s a bit long by internet standards, and his poetic style might take a minute to get used to, but it’s well worth thinking about. Even if … Continued
““People are more willing to share an article than read it. This is typical of modern information consumption,” said the study’s co-author Arnaud Legout in a statement. “People form an opinion based on a summary, or a summary of summaries, … Continued
According to the emails I’ve received just in the past couple of weeks:
I’m actively seeking employment in Pennsylvania
I own rental property in Las Vegas
I have wives and children enrolled in schools in NC, VA and Canada.
I travel back and forth between San Francisco and New Zealand frequently
I frequent some “interesting” dating sites, including at least one that caters to cheating spouses. (Great, thanks to whoever used my email address to sign up for that at the same time my wife is across the country, that doesn’t look odd!!!!)
I am paying for cable internet/TV service for a young lady in Michigan. (Student using their stepfather’s payment info maybe?)
I shop at some online retailers in England.
Now, none of that is true
Cross posted from my Child Abuse Survivor blog, with the following further thought. This is also a good example of why which social network you choose to use, matters. If I had decided that I didn’t like the way Facebook … Continued