I sit on a train destined for New York for the sole purpose of seeing a couple I have never met. Their home is across the world. I am not certain what they do for a living, how they met, what they do for fun, or what type of food they like. Yet, I am confident that I know their innermost thoughts and that we have more in common in how we confront our daily lives than many people I have known for decades.
It's time for Facebook to finally step up and make a change, or admit that it's not truly interested in building a social network that champions diversity, safety, and creative expression. And if that's the case, it's time for us as users to walk away and build something new.
The selfie phenomenon has grown to epic proportions over the past few years. People of all ages feel the need to document every waking moment of their lives in photo. Having a night on the town with the girls at that swanky nightclub? Take a selfie.
Is there anyone who has a child or a grandchild who has not seen or posted a digital image of this child on Facebook, Instagram or the like? My mother's refrain, "It sure wasn't like that when I grew up," is apropos, and it drives home the point that times have indeed changed.
It's a rough ride for one of Lebanon's media firms whose employees threatened strike action this week to protest 6-8 months of back pay, no viable alternative, and no light at the end of the tunnel.
When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage a few months ago, my Facebook feed was awash with rainbow-tinted profile pictures. If you analyzed my friends' posts, you'd conclude that a perfect 100 percent of them supported the SCOTUS ruling. But something's off about that.
Oculus Connect 2 was the best thing to happen to virtual reality (VR) since Palmer Luckey put the Oculus DK1 on Kickstarter. I wanted to share with you the highlights of the event so you too, can feel like you were there.
So what will it be, people? Are you going to prove to me that you care or are you going to disappoint me, like so many in the past? If you do respond, and your word impresses me, I might even go out of my way and "like" the comment.
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We have to stop misusing language in a way that promotes the idea that gender is inextricably linked to our sex organs. We have to stop enacting hard and fast rules for children's behaviors, attitudes, preferences, and desires based on their biology.
Some of you think that for the low price of $5.99, you can keep all of your Facebook information private. This so-called protective spell you're sharing with the world is about as real as the lyrical talent of Young Thug.
Facebook recently crept over 1.23 billion monthly active users, while over the past few days the social media giant's site has crashed, leading to multiple catastrophes across this great land.
My writing partner Paul Kraly and I decided that while we were still not suffering from triskaidekaphobia, we'd brainstorm a companion piece to the re...
I hereby declare that any and all former classmates are not allowed to scan and post pages which include photos of me and my acne from old school yearbooks.
In the past several years, I've begun to see social media in a different light. Sure it's a way to stay connected with friends and family. That's it's primary purpose. However, I believe that there are some surprising reasons that leaders should be on and should actively use social media.