Post Tagged with: "Social Media"

Monoculture Of The Mind: How Social Media Makes Us Dumber

Monoculture Of The Mind: How Social Media Makes Us Dumber

Tweet An unsurprising fact about human nature: the people we find the most agreeable are the people we agree with the most. These are exactly the same people who become our friends in social media — on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. But so what? We’ve always had friends with similar […]

Ragú and the Social Media Woodshed

Ragú and the Social Media Woodshed

Tweet Seventy-one percent of Tweets are ignored. For brands, that may be good news. Getting noticed can be worse than getting ignored. It’s no wonder that if you follow CPG brands online, their Facebook updates and Tweets are scrupulously, painfully dull. Welcome to the Vanilla Web, where the goal is […]

The Web’s Arab Spring: How “Do” Media Beat “View” Media

The Web’s Arab Spring: How “Do” Media Beat “View” Media

Tweet Unless you’re under a rock, you’re probably aware of the online protests against SOPA: the Stop Online Piracy Act. (If you actually are under a rock, sorry to hear it but you still need to read this.) I’m completely against SOPA for the reasons outlined here. But this post […]