Communication by telegraph and telephone leave no time for reflection or consultation and demand an immediate and often hasty decision (1917).
Which do you prefer: Facebook or Twitter? For me the choice was simple, and Facebook’s response has only reinforced my decision.
Social media and ad trackers do not operate to acceptable standards of privacy. And Apple just sprung us a minor update to OS X, not just a security update.
Facebook, Google, Amazon, and others now use AI to make choices for us. Are they changing our opinions too?
Don’t be daunted by Twitter’s strange conventions: here is a guide for beginners and experts alike to its many features.
Is Twitter’s 140 character limit the case of so much rudeness and offensive behaviour? Ask Richard Dawkins.
Because social media only have tools of approval, these set up positive feedback loops, which amplify the bad.
All too commonly those who should square up to bullies fail to do so.
Although we like to claim how rapidly modern technology is changing the world, and not just Western society, I am not so impressed.
Even the least money-motivated of us become tempted to play to the gallery, and their view statistics.