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Articles tagged with: social-media

  • Phone Addiction
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    384 words, 2 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by Sophie Gallagher, Ash Percival, Sara Spary, Connor Parker on The Huffington Post.
    An article on the Huffington Post looks at how some of their staff handle an evening’s TV without a phone. The results concern me.
  • Medium Stops Supporting Custom Domains
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, blogging, social-media.
    395 words, 2 minute read time. External link to an article by Sophie Gallagher, Ash Percival, Sara Spary, Connor Parker on The Huffington Post.
    Medium deprecates custom domain support, which is just another way to maintain control of your content in my opinion.
  • Facebook’s ’Trustworthiness’ Score Comes Under Fire
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    185 words, less than 1 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by Leo Kelion on the BBC.
    In their attempt to deal with fake news, Facebook has introduced a 'trustworthiness' score. This score has its critics though.
  • Instagram Face and the Quest for Perfection
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, society, social-media.
    369 words, 2 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by Alexandra Jones on the BBC.
    An interesting article by Alexandra Jones on the BBC about 'Instagram face'. I'm more interested in how this reflects on society in general, if indeed it does at all.
  • Twitter Flips API, Cripples Many Third-Party Apps
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    171 words, less than 1 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by John Voorhees on MacStories.
    MacStories reports the Twitter API changes due today and some of the effects those changes are having on third-party apps.
  • Twitter Finally Takes Some (Minimal) Action Against Infowars
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    107 words, less than 1 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by Jon Russell on TechCrunch.
    TechCrunch reports Twitter has dropped Infowars into the sin bin for seven days for a tweet that allegedly broke their terms of use.
  • The Infowars Debate and a Website's Whims
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    839 words, 3 minute read time. External link to an article by Jon Russell on TechCrunch.
    What expectations should you have when it comes to influencing a privately-owned website's content? None at all, I argue.
  • Controlling Your Own Creative Content and IndieWeb
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media, blogging.
    676 words, 3 minute read time. External link to an article by Jon Russell on TechCrunch.
    Why you should maintain control of your creative content on the internet via your own website and the blueprint provided by IndieWeb.
  • Clamp Down on Fake News, Says MP
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: society, tech, social-media.
    137 words, less than 1 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article on the BBC.
    An article by the BBC about the prevalence of fake news. Some MPs are calling for greater regulation to combat this, particularly online.
  • Well Said, TechnicallyRon
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    390 words, 2 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by Aaron Gillies on TechnicallyRon.
    An article by TechnicallyRon, a Twitter user who's suffered at the hands of idiot trolls recently.
  • How to Survive Social Media
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    610 words, 3 minute read time. External link to an article by Aaron Gillies on TechnicallyRon.
    After a short foray into Twitter, I produce my recommendations about how to survive social media. Avoid the politics, essentially.
  • Facebook Profits and Revenues Up Despite Privacy Scandal
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    161 words, less than 1 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by Sheera Frenkel and Kevin Roose on The New York Times.
    A New York Times article shows that Facebook has been largely unaffected by the privacy scandal in terms of its profits and revenues.
  • How Social Media has Changed the Internet
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    629 words, 3 minute read time. External link to an article by Sheera Frenkel and Kevin Roose on The New York Times.
    A look at how social media has lessened the need for things like site identity and a home page. But is it wise to make social media your only 'home' on the internet?
  • Zuckerberg Wants Good Privacy for Facebook, as Long as it Doesn’t Affect Profits
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    203 words, less than 1 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article on the BBC.
    An article from the BBC about how Facebook is trying to dodge new EU privacy regulations.
  • Why Zuckerberg's 14-Year Apology Tour Hasn't Fixed Facebook
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, social-media.
    175 words, less than 1 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by Zeynep Tufekci on Wired.
    An article from Wired about Mark Zuckerberg's approach to privacy on Facebook over the years.