Jack Dorsey’s first tweet may sells for $2.5 million on NFT market

Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images The tweet, which said "just setting up my twttr," was first published on March 21, 2006 and was auctioned off by Mr Dorsey for charity. The Malaysia-based buyer Sina Estavi compared the purchase to buying a Mona Lisa painting. The tweet was bought using the ether cryptocurrency, a rival to … Continue reading Jack Dorsey’s first tweet may sells for $2.5 million on NFT market

Social-Media Algorithms Control Your Perception

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when we lost control of what we see, read—and even think—to the biggest social-media companies. I put it right around 2016. That was the year Twitter and Instagram joined Facebook and YouTube in the algorithmic future. Ruled by robots programmed to keep our attention as long as possible, they promoted … Continue reading Social-Media Algorithms Control Your Perception

What is MeWe? The Alternative to Facebook

What is MeWe?MeWe is an alternative social networking site that's currently experiencing a surge in new users as Trump supporters search for new platforms in order to avoid Facebook and Twitter. It bills itself as the “next-gen social network” and centers its sales pitch to new users around data privacy and providing an ad-free experience. … Continue reading What is MeWe? The Alternative to Facebook

How Social Media Shapes Our Identity

“The potential danger is no longer childhood’s disappearance, but rather the possibility of a perpetual childhood. We may, in short, have traded screen memories for screens.” People who transition, for instance, often rely on having a clean break, visually, with their previous appearances; as Eichhorn points out, one of the early promises of the Internet, … Continue reading How Social Media Shapes Our Identity

#Coachella should postpone itself until it stops sucking – @elonmusk

The elusive eccentric CEO of Tesla and founder of Space X went on a rant supported by many of his fans on twitter against the annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, in the Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert best known as simply Coachella This no chill … Continue reading #Coachella should postpone itself until it stops sucking – @elonmusk