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When you look at the ‘New York Times,’ you look at other elite media, what you largely get are pictures of very wealthy nations and…
The term ‘cyberutopian’ tends to be used only in the context of critique. Calling someone a cyberutopian implies that he or she has an unrealistic…
Reading the text of my blog itself is not really the interesting part. The exciting part is how the Internet allows me to be the…
Reddit, which calls itself ‘The Front Page of the Internet,’ is more influential in shaping Internet culture than its comparatively small reach would lead you…
Now if you’re using Twitter or other social networks, and you didn’t realize this was a space with a lot of Brazilians in it, you’re…
On Twitter, if you want to quote someone else, you say, ‘RT, re-tweet, that person’s name, and then what they said before.’ And it’s a…
It’s my fond hope that social networks such as Facebook will help users broaden their perspectives by listening to a different set of people than…
Increasingly, I’m inspired by entrepreneurs who run nonprofit organizations that fund themselves, or for-profit organizations that achieve social missions while turning a profit.
You can make the case that slacktivism is important because it makes people feel affiliated to a movement and be part of it, and talk…
When I was growing up in the U.S. in the 1970s, 35-40% of an average nightly newscast focused on international stories.
The Internet has become a bunch of interlinked but linguistically distinct and culturally specific spaces. There’s some interface between them, but there’s a lot less…
The uptake on mobile phones in Africa is phenomenal.
The U.S. media have done a shameful job of reporting on the Arab world.
The Internet challenges traditional ways of distributing and processing information and so encourages new standards and behavior.
The Internet has not become the great leveller that it was once thought it could be.
Teenagers try to hide what’s really going on in their communication online.
People want to be thought of as something other than a source of money. They want to be thought of as creative, thinking people.
Reddit names are unconnected to real-world identities and it’s commonplace for users to create ‘throwaway’ accounts to reveal sensitive information.
Sometimes you need the things you didn’t know you needed to know.
People generally pay attention to what they already know about and what they care about.
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