Favstar gets even better if you sign in.
i'm not mad at performative sympathy FB posts. we have feelings, a platform, but we all don't have something new to say. it's confusing.
this paper on deleted tweets is so interesting http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~shomir/cscw2013_tweets_are_forever.pdf … via @jeanburgess
If You Wear Google’s New Glasses You Are An Asshole http://gawker.com/5990395/if-you-wear-googles-new-glasses-you-are-an-asshole?utm_source=gawker.com&utm_medium=recirculation&utm_campaign=recirculation … yes yes @adrianchen is dead on correct here
"That [@vice is] this racist, exploitative and disgusting is a problem" http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2012/11/09/hey-vice-your-documentary-is-bad-and-you-should-feel-bad/ … great job, @ethanz!
the fact that people hate Facebook & still use it isn't a sign of the site's decline, but of its increasing power.
obama smart not to mention #occupy by name (divisive), but placed income disparity at the top of his agenda. that's a win #SOTU
my bottom line with the anti-hipster sentiment: sincerity-policing and authenticity ranking is simply dehumanizing.
using tragedy for RTs/shares not just a journalist issue, but diffused. we're increasingly not just consumers but producers of tragedy.
here's The Atlantic @alexismadrigal's terrific and scathing response to his own publication's terrible reporting http://www.theatlantic.com/sexes/archive/13/01/theres-no-evidence-online-dating-is-threatening-commitment-or-marriage/266797/ …
"Facebook is the living dead: the most popular, least relevant social network" http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2013/05/22/teenagers_hate_facebook_a_pew_study_says_that_94_percent_of_teens_use_facebook.html …
watch @adrianchen on MSNBC talking about Reddit's Boston-photo hunt: http://video.msnbc.msn.com/all-in-/51590561#51590561 …
"Pa was a simple man, a techno-anarchist by trade, and long after the Bitcoin bust, he stayed on with the mining. “Don’t know nothin’ else”
CFP: '10 years of Facebook', New Media and Society http://www.academia.edu/2978250/CFP_-_10_years_of_Facebook_themed_issue_of_New_Media_and_Society … via @techsoc
social media theorist, sociologist, musician, photographer, & Contributing Editor at The @NewInquiry. co-founder, @Cyborgology & Theorizing the Web.