Would today’s online, social media-based friendships look familiar to the letter-writing friends of earlier centuries, when epistolary friendships were also common?
The ritual of public shaming is nothing new. But today’s brand of mass humiliation is more public, more widespread, more scarring, and potentially more dangerous.
What would have been considered a dystopian level of surveillance a mere twenty years ago has now become the norm. Why don’t internet users care?
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I recently lost my mind. Okay, I didn’t completely lose it—but…
Before today’s fight over net neutrality, the US government debated commercial profitability & popular access in the context of a different medium: radio.
Kevin Spacey. Jeffrey Tambor. Charlie Rose. Al Franken. George Takei….
The term ‘child star’ is almost synonymous with dysfunction. We’re familiar with TV and movie kids, but what about those made famous by social media?
Thanks to mounting evidence that Facebook advertising played an instrumental…
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