Posts Tagged social media

Tue Jun 18
πŸ”– Bookmarked The New Wilderness (Idle Words) https://idlewords.com/2019/06/the_new_wilderness.htm

“Even experts don’t have a full picture of the surveillance economy, in part because its beneficiaries are so secretive, and in part because the whole system is in flux. Telling people that they own their data, and should decide what to do with it, is just another way of disempowering them. “

Tue Oct 17
πŸ”– Bookmarked Social Media Systems and Democracy | Vi Hart http://vihart.com/social-media-systems-and-democracy/

“In practice, inspiring and satisfying pieces of content are dead ends for user actions. Thoughtful pieces of content that take twenty minutes to read get one vote in the time it takes for pretty pictures and amusing memes to get dozens.”