Social

26 January 2021

The WhatsApp Dilemma

On January 6, Facebook (which owns WhatsApp) issued users of WhatsApp an ultimatum—if they wished to continue using the messaging service, they would have to agree to share their personal information…

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Social

6 October 2020

Reclaim Your Power: Decentralize the Social Networks

Douglas Rushkoff is an author, documentarian, and media theorist. He has written over twenty books on human autonomy in the digital age. In the article, “Why I am Leaving Facebook,”…

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Decentralization

8 September 2020

How Internet Decentralization Benefits Society

We live in exciting times. Internet decentralization is no longer in the far off future. It’s here. But what exactly is decentralization and why is it a big deal? In…

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Social

1 September 2020

Twitter is No Titan

Twitter has never been the tech titan that Facebook is. Facebook has a market cap of $836 billion, while Twitter’s market cap sits at $32 billion. By no means is…

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Social

13 August 2020

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: The TikTok Shotgun Wedding

On this episode of The Decentralists, we discuss how the U.S. wants to force a marriage between TikTok and the world’s largest software company, Microsoft.

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Social

17 July 2020

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: The Social Media Cold War – Part 2

What started as a local border skirmish between China and India may result in a global data ‘Cold War”involving all apps. We must ask: is there a social media cold war looming?

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