Abandon The Algorithm

Idea: if aggregated feeds are here to stay, I say abandon the algorithm. Social media algorithms curate content, so we’re not overwhelmed by disparate and disengaging posts. But we’re better without them. We can curate our own feeds. If there’s too much junk, then unfollow or unfriend. Choose only the most important or relevant accounts to follow. And realize you can’t keep up with everything. … Continue reading Abandon The Algorithm

Demise Of Facebook Newsfeed

You and I won’t need to tolerate Facebook’s privacy woes much longer. Recent news about The Social Network trying to change its stripes expresses what’s been a long time in coming: the end of the Newsfeed era. Keep in mind, headlines are meant to be catchy or sensational. Something like, “The Death of Facebook” is sure to grab attention, which is what every media site … Continue reading Demise Of Facebook Newsfeed

Let Facebook Age Out

Facebook is ubiquitous. If you need to find someone, chances are they’re on Facebook. And most people are so hooked on it that they’d never delete their account. Would you? If not, can we keep the next generation off it? I think that’s a key part of ending Facebook’s ubiquity. This Gen On Current generations (Boomers, Gen X, Millennials) use social media a lot – … Continue reading Let Facebook Age Out