Video Lures More Media Companies

Publishing company Complex has become the latest media outlet to license original programming to a streaming service, in this case both Netflix and Hulu. The…

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Those Systems Don’t Know Us, But Pretend To

I’ve certainly had experiences similar to what’s described in this much-shared story from a few months ago about the way the algorithms that push suggestions…

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Let’s Get Back to Owned Media

“Should We Replace Facebook with Personal Websites?” I had to audibly sigh when I saw that Vice headline considering Facebook (and other social network platforms)…

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Use Every Platform (That Makes Sense)

The first teaser trailer for the updated, photo-realistically animated version of The Lion King isn’t great. It’s a shot-for-shot remake of a scene from the…

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Google+’s Fate Shows Consequences Only Happen When You’re Not Successful

This past weekend Google revealed 1) That a massive data breach had occurred on Google+, the social networking site it’s managed for several years, and…

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One More Thing About That Facebook Hack…

There has been a lot of good reporting and analysis in the last week or so following Facebook’s announcement that about 50 million accounts had…

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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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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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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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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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