In addition to designing and mutating reality, the auto-corrector is now contributing yet another mirror to the funhouse that is human communication.
In case you're in the same boat with me, I gathered up some really interesting Twitter stats that can help you improve the way you reach your followers.
When I first went to China in 1998 there were 6 million people online -- in the whole country, and most of them were government researchers or university students. Today there are about 800 million, many connecting via mobile.
Writer Günter Grass on why he prefers remaining off line, working the old-fashioned way: "Literature for example -- you can't speed it up, when you work with it. If you do, you do so at the expense of quality."
In Oklahoma, the OK state, an elderly couple was home invaded and held at knifepoint, and the woman was knocked to the ground. During the ensuing abus...
As the old saying goes, "opposites attract," and this may certainly apply in social networking as well as in any other context. That said, it might still be wise to keep the above perspective in mind, so that we at least know what we might be getting into each time we make that decision to "friend" someone.
Many parents argue that they do not post without their children's consent. But, of course, children cannot give consent and cannot begin to imagine how their futures selves will perceive their parents' current blabberings. And in truth, as their parents, neither can we
Since Edward Snowden's disclosures about widespread NSA surveillance, Americans and people everywhere have been presented with a digital variation on an old analog threat: the erosion of freedoms and privacy in exchange, presumably, for safety and security.
Reposting the same content on social media can be quite a controversial topic. Some people don't like it at all, while others advocate it strongly.
Why did I feel sustained from the Facebook posts, rather than overextended from an all-you-can-eat buffet of status updates? Facebook felt different on Thanksgiving, because friends were not posting information about themselves.
How much access to your (and your friends') personal data are you prepared to share for access to free mobile apps? I suspect the amount is significantly less than that which you actually agreed to share when blindly accepting the Terms of Service.
Friends don't let friends commit hashtag crimes. Hashtagging is for tracking, indexing and humoring. As with anything you do, hashtag with consciousness and awareness.
hy do we spend so much time discussing and sharing pictures of food? Is everyone really that obsessed with food and plating and color variation? Or is it a just a response to the increase in information about food?
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and, since in 2010, Small Business Saturday -- November and December sales represent as much as 40 percent of yearly retai...
It's inevitable. Though Instagram has defined their mission statement as "capturing and sharing the world's moments through photo and video features," their real mission under Facebook is to make money.