Facebook Offers a Distinction Without Difference

Last week Facebook offered up the latest variation on its rationale for not removing sources like Infowars and others from its site, despite the history…

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Technology Companies Think We’re Too Dumb to Have Control

I do most all of my writing and management within Google Drive. That’s where I write most all of my blog posts, where the spreadsheets…

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Facebook Is Stifling Media Growth

There continue to be conversations around whether Facebook has grown too large and now commands too much of the attention economy, as well as the…

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The Long-Overdue Demise of Klout

I don’t usually take much pleasure in companies going out of business. There are always people who, no matter how misguided the idea seemed to…

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Facebook Hasn’t, Doesn’t, and Won’t Care About News or Those Who Create It

One of the many declarations, updates and statements made by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s recent F8 developer conference included him saying he…

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When Success Depends on the Network Effect

Back at the beginning of the year I mentioned I was no longer going to be either cross-posting material on Medium or publishing anything original…

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LinkedIn Message GIFS Are About the Workforce of Tomorrow

I’ve seen more than a few skeptically raised eyebrows in reaction to the news that, through a partnership with Tenor, you can now include GIFs…

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Forcing Behavior On Users is Bad UX

Last week I read about a test LinkedIn was performing on select users, forcing them to add hashtags to their updates in order to post.…

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Facebook Keeps Missing The Point

It’s kind of remarkable that this post got published. Facebook was reacting to reports from over the weekend of people finding their entire phone and…

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Content For Your Audience

This post from UnionMetrics isn’t the first I’ve seen that has offered advice on how to tailor your content for the various algorithms and recommendations…

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