Normally at the end of each year I have taken a moment to look back at the big moments and trends that came to pass. Since the calendar will switch to 2020, let's take a look at the decade and how monumental it was in the history of mankind.
Twitter Bans Political Advertising
Finally one of the major social networks takes a stand, but what does this really mean?
Pay Attention: Shallowfakes Are Coming
We all take for granted what Photoshop can do: transform people and scenes into impossible beauty. We have even become skeptical about perfection, discarding images as being Photoshopped. Some Photoshop use is blatant, and we can afford to roll our eyes. Marketing has always been a bit fake anyways. But a new generation of reality … Continue reading Pay Attention: Shallowfakes Are Coming
Everything That Is Wrong With Social Media
You get the impression that something is seriously wrong with social media in 2018, I believe strongly that it comes down to two fundamental issues that are both exacerbated by the lack of moderation on these platforms and the conflict of interest driving the businesses behind it all.
Digital News Thursday March 22
The Cambridge Analytica/Facebook User Data scandal is so hot it's molten, Zuckerberg finally makes a statement, traffic navigation apps like Waze actually make traffic worse, and the Google News Initiative launches to combat misinformation. Get it while it's hot!