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The Truth About Social Media Discussions

This comic I came across recently got me into thinking about how people disagree on social media. Really, often this makes me really sad:… Read more


Are Most Social Media Users Stupid?

Cracked has published a funny “research” trying to determine which site has the stupidest commenters on the web which brought me to constantly discussed question: “Are most people idling at web 2.0 sites stupid?” Now, I do love social media and people who take time to share the story or opinion, but let’s face it there’s plenty of profound stupidity… Read more


A Bad Week for Social Media Giants

Social Media took some major hits to its collective credibility over the last week as industry giants Digg, Twitter and Facebook all suffered their own separate scandals. At the forefront of public backlash was the blogosphere, with each company’s own users chief amongst plaintiffs.… Read more

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Digg: Let the Users Vote on Advertising.

Popular social-bookmarking site Digg announced this week that there would be a new ad system introduced soon. Up until now users have continuously blocked ads on Digg’s pages or simply ignored them, with the end result being a consistent loss to Digg’s coffers. Now they’ve got a new plan; they’re going to let the users themselves vote up, or vote… Read more


A Real Clear Conspiracy

President Obama has set a trend with his promises of “transparency” and real democracy in our federal government. It seems everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. Suddenly it is en vogue to demand total honesty and forthrightness from an entity, whether it be business or government. Take for instance a blog post by Brent Csutoras, which claims there has been… Read more

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Why Do People Actually Thumb Down Stuff

Call me naive or just stupid but I still feel sad and even irritated when I see some stories thumbed down or buried or desphunn or whatever… Don’t get me wrong, I love well-grounded critique. What I can’t stand is uncommented thumbs-down or down voting followed by look-how-clever-I-am-and-you-are-not type of comments.… Read more

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The Sad Truth About Social Voting Sites

How the average Digg user gets fucked:… Read more

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