In Else Newsletter # 21, we share tips from people who are using TikTok with great results, explain why this could have helped cause the terrible quarter other social networks just had, and see if we can spot the Chinese Communist Party lurking behind the craziest video feed in the world
Elon Musk calls Twitter “the digital town square.” Will he open it up to all kinds of abuse, as some fear?
Why Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg are nothing like Joseph Pulitzer
Dan Grech of BizHack explains why the social network is more relevant than ever as a powerful tool to capture new customers
It is tempting to believe that there is nothing particularly wrong with the world, except inevitable aging. Alas, old age comes with its share of… Read More »The age of selfies and the rise of incivility
Snapchat promises to upend social media rivals by offering advertisers to pay based on TV-style ratings. Advertisers have long demanded advertising accountability from social… Read More »Snapchat Offers Ad Time Based on TV-Style Ratings
When it goes public, Snapchat may attain a market capitalization of $30 billion. That’s not too bad for a company that met a lot… Read More »Snapchat and the Tremendous, Lucrative Disruption of the Ephemeral
The New York Times reported that Facebook had developed new filters to enable censorship in China. It is obviously courting a huge market that… Read More »Facebook and Twitter, and two approaches to surveillance