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Reason First: The Cult of Negativity
There is no censorship for privately held companies. By force, only a government body can shut down, silence, or render an “offender” as not part of a specific entity. For Facebook and Instagram to ban the accounts of Alex Jones, Minister Louis Farrakhan, and Milo, among others, demonstrates the sharp judgement of Mark Zuckerberg and Co.
A Few Useful Tips on How to Keep Your Identity Safe on Social Media
The past few years have seen various security breaches across different social media platforms. And if the users weren’t worried about their privacy before, they sure are now.
Social Media Detox
I used to think, ‘If you don’t have social media, you’re missing out’ but I was put in a situation where I thought social media was the only way out and when I finally decided to delete my Instagram account life was… easier, stress-free, and peaceful. Hopefully, after reading my story you can see how refreshing it is to not worry about not checking your social media accounts immediately after you wake up and you'll try it out too.
Should Social Media Be Considered a Human Right?
We are at the point with YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook being so big that you can consider them a form of communication, and even literacy.
When Enough Becomes Enough
We live in a world where never before have I seen such a disconnection between people. I know it sounds like the organ grinder spouting the same old rhetoric again and again, but I truly do believe the past was simpler and less demanding. If you ask a group of people, “how many people think they cannot be hypnotised” I would say at least half would say that they could not be hypnotised. However I would challenge this and say that we can all and are all hypnotised on a daily basis. The difference between going to a hypnotherapist, is one is conscious and the other is not.
Are You Part of the Problem?
Social media. What immediately springs to mind? Is it that place you spend endless hours, lost in mindless scrolls of the same old memes and same old status updates? Perhaps it's a place of hope, a place that was able to facilitate much-needed conversations about race and feminism and intersectionality. But that utopia seems a little further and further away every time Trump tweets.
10 Social Media Companies That Are Wrapped up in Scandal
We live our lives by the telephone. Whether it be to phone a loved one or check reviews for that new restaurant, it seems to be even the most innocent of encounters that prove to ultimately be the most sinister.
Social Media Addiction
I didn't think I spent hours each day worrying about what others thought about me—or at least the select shots and thoughts I chose to share with them. But when Apple released their screen time and I noticed how much time I spent on these apps, I began to question my own sanity.
The Influence of Facebook
The world has become a place of such conflict and controversy throughout politics and technology recently, producing a fear of what will come of it all in the future. Could it be painstakingly detrimental to our kind? What makes us human—our free will, individual traits, personality characteristics, behaviors, and how we communicate or interact with one another—all of these things are being collected as data by social media giant Facebook. The data is then used to offer ad space to companies for marketing purposes for a fee.
How to Gain Followers on Instagram
Some people dream of success, while others get up every morning and make it happen. -Wayne Huizenga Overview There are people trying to "make it" online to earn an income. A lot of people dream of this, including myself. There are a couple strategies you can do to set yourself up for success. One thing to keep in mind is that it does take time. I know many successful people say this, but honestly it's true. If you really want to persevere in the online world, you have to understand that you have to be consistent and patient. I have learned quite a bit trying to work hard on my own social media sites and build a good reputation for myself. Today, I'm going to be sharing my strategies, to hopefully help those of you reading this.
Why I Hate YouTube
I’ve debated talking about this for a long time and haven’t known how exactly to come forward and tell my story in a light that can be understood and respected. I can’t possibly be the only person to have experienced something like this and I most certainly won’t be the last. So, if my voice can help one person who has the misfortune of going through something like this, then I will consider my efforts to have been a success.
Bye Bye Instagram
It's only been five minutes that I put my phone down and stopped scrolling through Instagram. 30 seconds later... ... Oh look, Alex posted a picture of him on vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Lucky. I wish I could afford to go on vacation. How are people so fortunate to travel for a living and get paid for it? I want to do that. I want to visit other countries and experience their culture and delicious food.