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Tag Archives: Social Media

The End of A Cycle

This may be the end of the cycle that began with Friendster and Livejournal. Not the end of social media, by any means, obviously. But it feels like this is the point at where the current systems seize up for … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 Techthoughts

“Authority Has Been Replaced By Authenticity”

Authority has been replaced by authenticity as the currency of social journalism. The key to engaging with a community is to seek out those closest to the story. They rarely have a title but are people of standing within a … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 Writingthoughts

On Social Media and Narcissism

From the Guardian: Researchers have established a direct link between the number of friends you have on Facebook and the degree to which you are a “socially disruptive” narcissist, confirming the conclusions of many social media sceptics… The latest study, … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 Techthoughts