Social Media

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117: 24

If your life were a story, what would it say? Would it be adventurous, fun-loving, or sentimental? Who would you share it with? And where? Though the web already give us nearly unlimited ways to share, this week saw the introduction of another – Facebook Messenger’s Day. And with it, not only do we now have more ways to show off what we’re doing, but how Facebook wants to own what we do.

115: Digitizing Democracy

115: Digitizing Democracy

A week ago, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, penned a post in defence of Globalization. In the age of Trump, it was a striking note, and one that has fuelled rumours of Zuckerberg running for President one day. But Facebook is already one of the most powerful company’s on Earth. So, with such a large megaphone at his disposal, how will Zuckerberg use it?

112: The Social Media President(s)

112: The Social Media President(s)

This Friday, January 20 will mark history, as Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. With his trademark bluster, Trump has ridden a wave of populism to Inauguration Day, mostly famously by treating his Twitter followers as his own bully pulpit. His campaign style was unique to the social media era, and in direct contrast to that of the outgoing president, Barack Obama, whose administration modernized the way the White House speaks to people of all generations.