Social

22 January 2020

Social Media makes us lonely, but it doesn’t have to

Far from connecting us with other human beings, social media use does the opposite. According to a recent Cigna study: This year, 71% of heavy social media users report feelings of…

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Technology

4 July 2019

Back to the future

Ahh good old Marty McFly. Who would have thought that going back and forth between the past present and future would create so many funny and interesting problems? Sadly, life…

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Peer Stories

30 May 2019

It wasn’t supposed to be like this

A social media evangelist takes stock of the industry’s present In 2009, I was excited about social media. Starting work at a social media management SaaS firm, I couldn’t be…

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Social

18 February 2019

Facebook, Instagram or What’s App?  What’s the difference?

At the end of 2018, Facebook started to report subscriber growth across the ‘Facebook family of subscribers’ making it difficult to figure out if Facebook itself is actually growing or losing subscribers.  The jewel in the crown is Facebook itself and Mark Zuckerberg has proven in the past that he is not afraid to use any means at his disposal, especially money, to ensure Facebook remains on top.

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Social

8 January 2019

Many people use social media to make money and it is killing them.

Our data is worth a lot of money to social media companies. It was worth $40 billion to Facebook alone in 2017. Lately, there has been a lot of focus…

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Social

3 January 2019

Software is Not Evil, People are Evil.

Social media is only as good as the people who make it As my good friend Chris Trottier has said, “This is pretty low even for Facebook” Carefully read all…

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Social

1 January 2019

Introducing peer.social!

Social media is broken. We’re going to fix it. Tell me if something like this has ever happened to you. You sent a few text messages to a phone number…

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