We’re all veterans of social media battles fought over reactive predeterminations. However, now that we’ve witnessed the damage, is it time to put down our guns?
In this dangerous age of echo chambers where people parrot the beliefs and views of others, John Michael warns against groupthink and how we might have arrived here.
According to the ornate and sometimes confusing guidelines of Facebook, hate speech can freely operate, often without reproach.
Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage by Jared Yates Sexton. (Counterpoint)
Selfies today, gone tomorrow. Social media has many ways to deal with your death. You can even haunt your loved ones if you so wish. You monster.
We know the horror stories. Cyberbullying, body shaming, grooming. But which platform presents the most danger to our kids?
Despite my expertise and reputation in my job, I fall victim to the lumbering hands of mansplaining. Enough has been enough for years, but what now?
We, the anxious Millennials, are derided for being delusional, self-centered, and medicated. We, however, see this as an adequate avenue of tolerating the world being left to us.
Every week, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we bid farewell to big data, we analyze the key trends on how different generations consume media, and we illustrate why journalism is not dead.
It’s official. Those who compulsively check Facebook or farm the shallow fruit of the blue thumb are operating under reduced brain function.