Tag: Social media

Adam Ostrow: After your final status update

Adam Ostrow: After your final status update

By the end of this year, there’ll be nearly a billion people on this planet that actively use social networking sites. The one thing that all of them have in common is that they’re going to die. While that might be a somewhat morbid thought, I think it has some really profound implications that are …

The real danger of internet addiction.

The real danger of internet addiction.

Hi! I’m Dave from Boyinaband. A while ago I made a Facebook post, in which I asked people to send over research for a topic they considered important. I was looking through the responses, until one of them made me double-take because I didn’t think the research was real at first. It pointed me towards …

The case for a decentralized internet | Tamas Kocsis

The case for a decentralized internet | Tamas Kocsis

Three years ago, I started building a decentralized web because I was worried about the future of our internet. The current internet we are using is about gatekeepers. If you want to reach something on the web, then you need to go through multiple middlemen. First, a domain name server, then a server hosting company, …

The Internet Goes Trick-or-Treating

The Internet Goes Trick-or-Treating

(spooky music) (blood splattering) (woman screaming) (door bell rings) – [Snapchat Ghost] Trick or treat? – Oh happy Halloween Snapchat! Costume’s a little on the nose. – [Snapchat Ghost] I’m a ghost! – Yeah, you sure are. And I see Instagram’s here too. – [Instagram Ghost] I’m a ghost! – I can see that, yeah. …