Tag Archives: social media

Welcome to Ello. Here’s Your Tinfoil Hat

So, I joined Ello two weeks ago, during that wave when, out of nowhere, your Facebook feed became peppered with people either giving away or asking for invitations to the beta-phase social network. Fifteen days later, Ello kind of feels … Continue reading

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Racism, Linguistics, History and a Little Band Called “Me Chinese”

Sometimes you just can’t predict what takes over your social media feed. Here my local Greater New York City musician friends were, gearing up for the coming CMJ festival, booking shows and announcing dates, same as every October. But right … Continue reading

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2013: The Year in Epigrams

If you’re a Facebook user at all, you’ve probably noticed the recent appearance in your news feed of a whole bunch of “2013 Year in Review” posts from your friends and acquaintances. This is a feature where, if you choose, … Continue reading

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Social Media Types That Emerge While We’re All Paying Attention to The Same Thing

In the 21st century, we’ve observed the dissolution of whatever was left of monoculture, or the perceived monoculture. We consume media whenever is convenient for us, in whatever channel we’re feeling at the moment. And as such, we don’t experience … Continue reading

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