Links tagged with “socialmedia”
Welcome to hell, Elon - The Verge
“The essential truth of every social network is that the product is content moderation, and everyone hates the people who decide how content moderation works.”
the sun is going down and you’re getting cold - Garbage Day
“Things that make sense on the internet, when spoken out loud, slip away from you as if you were trying to recall a dream.” So good, on social media and the US Capitol riot.
Flamethrowers and Fire Extinguishers – a review of “The Social Dilemma” – LibrarianShipwreck
I haven’t watched the programme but I enjoyed this very critical review of it. (via Dan Hon)
Your Attention is Sovereign by Jay Springett (PDF)
“The Loop”, “evaporative cooling”, “the Dark Forest internet”, “Waldenponding”, “The Isles of Blogging”. Good. (via Warren Ellis Ltd)
How to treat Morrissey? Stop listening to him | Stewart Lee | Opinion | The Guardian
Good generally, but particularly for the stock of rock analogy.
You don’t have to live in public
Lots of good advice about working (as opposed to living) in public online.
A Small Dark Detour
On the people who posted negative commentd about Jason Scott’s manual-saving effort. I’m increasingly thinking the net turns too many people into the kind of heckler who thinks they’re “helping” the performer.
Social Change - BKM TECH
About which services the Brooklyn Museum is going to stop using (incuding Flickr and iTunes U) due to decreasing engagement with users. I like the explicitness of this. Stop it if it’s not working. (via @thisisaaronland)
Obama London: Inexplicable Edits on Sarah Palin’s Facebook Page
It’s fascinating how quickly Palin’s team remove comments (and fair enough; it’s their page). It’s annoying how many people shout that this is “censorship”, as if they wouldn’t do the same if the tables were turned.
Social Media Icons — Paul Robert Lloyd
Handy sometime I expect. Standardised icons for services, in four sizes.
The Twitter Phil Gyford Daily (Paper.li)
Paper.li is very interesting but… suffers from every problem I wrote about re finishability, readability, friction… I don’t want to read any of it. It also obscures the context (the tweets).
Doonesbury@Slate - Daily Dose - 8 November 2009
“Dad, you make it sound like social media is ruining my life! It’s NOT!”