New Social Media Platform Gets Google Test

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New Social Media Platform Gets Google Test

ShoelacegraphicA few months after closing down Google+ for the general public, Google is toying with a new social media platform … TechCrunch has details on a more modest effort called Shoelace.…

YouTube Stars Move Away from Perfection

ImperfectgraphicThe Atlantic looks at the trend countering perfection among YouTube stars in this profile of what it calls the platform’s “most important” personality of the moment.…

Social Media Strike on Independence Day?

Strike graphicOn a day many Americans don’t work, a Wikipedia co-founder is also hoping people won’t post … Dr. Larry Sanger is calling for a social media strike on July 4 and 5 to demand user privacy and control of personal …

Has Growth in Social Media Peaked?

SelfieIt appears social media use among American adults has actually stopped. According to Pew Research Center, among almost all major social media platforms the percentage of American adults using them hasn’t grow over the last year. Some social media …

2019 Social Media Trends and Predictions

2019 CalendarIt’s that time of year when a number of media prognosticators are making predictions for the coming new year. The Goldman Blog has been looking at a variety of articles to see what we think might have a good chance …