Facebook Did Screw With You, and It Wasn’t Even Worth It
June 30, 2014
The worst part about Facebook's studying your data without your consent is that they didn't find anything interesting.
A Defense (Sort of) of Twitter
June 12, 2014
Leon Wieseltier responds to Alain de Botton's attack on Twitter.
The Smart Fan's 2014 World Cup Social Media Guide
June 10, 2014
All the feeds the savvy fan needs to keep up with this World Cup.
Dear Facebook, I'm Fed Up
May 04, 2014
On Facebook, the letters of complaint are all addressed to no one.
Iran Tweets, and the World Gets Way Too Excited
September 06, 2013
Maybe the Jewish New Year really has ushered in the positive change it’s supposed to represent.
The crime that Chinese social media just won't forget.
The Social Media Afterlives of the Tsarnaev Brothers
April 23, 2013
Long after either Tamarlan or Dzhokhar Tsarnaev last logged in, their abandoned profiles have turned into public sounding boards.
Facebooking Through Tragedy
April 17, 2013
When disaster struck nearby, I logged off Twitter for a different kind of news.
Up for Debate: Can Social Media Solve Real-World Problems?
February 06, 2013
Future Perfect author Steven Johnson takes Evgeny Morozov to task for his critical book review.
Why Social Movements Should Ignore Social Media
February 05, 2013
Groups like Occupy Wall Street embraced the open-source logic of the Internet as an organizing principle. It explains a lot about why movements fail.