Tag: social-media

Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for surveillance technologists?

The German Federal Cartel Office’s decision to order Facebook to change how it processes users’ personal data this week is a sign the antitrust tide could at last be turning against platform power. One European Commission source we spoke to, who was commenting in a personal capacity, described it as “clearly pioneering” and “a big deal”, […]

The Unsocial Media Matrix

I find it kind of funnyI find it kind of sadWe live our lives onlineOften getting mad We listen to the newsDesigned to make you blueBut we can forgetAbout the Facebook flu Seeing all your

Real World Signs that your Side Project won’t make it

By taking a critical look at my newest side project CatchIt.io, you can see numerous signs that the product won’t last very long and it’s best to focus on something else. How CatchIt.io came to life

Can GDPR and Facebook Losses Boost Decentralized Social Media?

When the European Union’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) went into effect last June, analysts expected the regulation will affect social media giants like Facebook. Before GDPR, Facebook used to have a better legal ground

3 Marketing Skills Every Game Developer Needs for Success

In the final moments before launching a new video game, usually the last thing on your mind is marketing. But the truth is, it should be the first. In my experience, without marketing, or growth

“I’m Sorry I Tweeted About Politics” — 8 Rules To Stop Saying This

Case History: Airbnb The five stages of social media grief are rant, press send, deny, excuse, apologize. To save time, it might be best to just apologize first. Or we can stop doing dumb things on