Let the content creators decide if they want people reactions to their content be public or not, possible or not.
If you are tired of Instagram’s bloated features or are looking for a photography-focused service for sharing your photos, with no ads, you might want to consider Glass. Here are a few thoughts and observations on the recently launched service.
The news came out today that Twitter will be removing inactive accounts in the coming weeks after notifying users starting December 11th. From The Verge: Twitter is sending out emails to owners of inactive accounts with a warning: sign in by December 11th, or your account will be history and its username will be up... Continue Reading →
Here is why I won't return to Facebook anytime soon. Things have to change at this company. Or it will come from within or it will be imposed sometimes from the outside. I'm patiently waiting for this to happen. Great speech by Sacha Baron Cohen. https://twitter.com/adamcbest/status/1197905317427847168?s=20
Photo by Taylor Grote on Unsplash I miss Instagram. As soon as Instagram came to life, I was seduced and started my journey as a photography enthusiast. But then, Facebook bought them. Killing Instagram instantly. But there is a KickStarter project that could revive Instagram original vision. Enter Bokeh, a project by Tim Smith. If you don't know... Continue Reading →
Photo by Glen Carrie on Unsplash Good Sunday read from the NewYork Times: "Why I Put My Dog’s Photo on Social Media, but Not My Son’s". In short, stop posting photos of your young child on Facebook or more generally on the web. If you can't read the article for some reasons, take the time to look at... Continue Reading →
Here is an interesting project, Bokeh, a photo sharing social network. I already like the name. Think of it has an Instagram with no ads. Why now? Because a guy decided that he had enough of Facebook for pretty much the same reasons that I had too. Same goes for Instagram. So he wants to... Continue Reading →
Apple tried in the past to build something close to a social network: Ping. It failed. They tried again with Connect with Apple Music. It failed. Now some would like Apple to try again like in this Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/baskind/status/1088742288157827072?s=12 The idea of Apple building a secure social network seems interesting but... I don't this... Continue Reading →
I'll let you read this story of Facebook exploiting people, consciously. Start with this excellent Twitter thread. Then, I'll let you decide if this is a sick company or a criminal one. This non sense as to stop. https://twitter.com/dhh/status/1086088857148305408
As you know, I posted a farewell letter on my Facebook wall before closing it a few days ago. But here is another one that I wish I would have seen before writing mine: "Goodbye Facebook". There is a few really good ideas that I should have used myself. One is to setup an email... Continue Reading →