There’s plenty to despair about in social media - but there’s also some really powerful signs of hope, too.
A person has stalked and harassed her for five years based on a blog post she wrote in 2012. Other commenters call her the N-word and a “cunt.” One man devoted two years to creating new Twitter accounts every day with the sole purpose of harassing her. She’s been told she’s not really black because her mom is white—that she’s posing as a “quasi-Negro.”
I bet 50% of my readers will be as shocked as me, and the other 50% are shaking their heads in familiarly and depressing recognition.
A handy list of (cheap) apps to give your smartphone some #mojo mojo
Social media celebs are now so influential in fashion that mainstream magazine editors are trying to emulate them.
Facebook have been quoting a figure that 5% of newsfeed is "news" content. But it all depends on what they mean by news…
The venerable British political weekly has just reported record subscriptions - and that includes records print sales, too.
Two American titles are starting some interesting AR experiments
Politicians are a little nervous about the facebook changes, too.
The last few weeks have proved, conclusively, that Facebook is done with journalism. The relationship was one-sided and it’s over. Are we ready to move on?
Could we build more trust in journalism by being more honest?