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Stranger Danger

Why has being social become such a cesspool of outrage, trolling and clickbait?

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The Decentralists – Hot Topix: So long Jack…again

Jack Dorsey co-founder of Twitter recently announced that he was resigning as CEO of Twitter – again.

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‘Twas the night before Christmas 2021

‘Twas the night before Christmas 2021

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If Anti-trust Laws, Content Controls & Regulations can’t fix Facebook – What can?

The Biden administration in the US is signaling its intention to update anti-trust regulations by appointing hot shot anti-trust lawyers to run the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the National Economic Council and the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. But will it be enough?

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No Fans for You!

OnlyFans was founded in 2016 as an online social network allowing ‘digital creatives’ to build an audience and monetize directly with their ‘Fans’. In theory this was a wonderful idea that I have supported for years. In practice however, OnlyFans has grown to 120 million subscribers by hosting – almost exclusively – ‘pay-for-play’ pornography.

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Facebook: The Most Dangerous Influencer

Facebook is a juggernaut not only in social media but also when it comes to wielding massive political influence. With such power, the responsibility to maintain a balanced political representation…

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You’ve Got Hate Mail

We got our first hate mail message at Peer Social this week. Frankly, I’m surprised it has taken this long. I would have thought we would get some hate mail…

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