A study by research firm SensorTower reports that the world’s most popular apps (based on number of downloads) are largely dominated by Facebook. WhatsApp, a messaging app bought a few … Read moreThe world’s most popular apps I actually use
A few weeks ago, Twitter decided to quietly turn on their long-discussed-and-tested sorting algorithm. Similar to Facebook (or Twitter’s “While You Were Gone” feature), by default Twitter timelines will display tweets … Read moreHow to turn off the new Twitter algorithm
Here’s a look at, and my thoughts on, my current social media usage. Facebook Some months ago, I shut down the Facebook page I made for this blog. Facebook’s limited the “organic” (normal, non-curated) reach … Read moreMy social network usage (Spring 2016)
News came late Friday that Twitter plans its latest alteration to its service. The service plans to offer an “algorithm”-based timeline. Instead of the current real-time timeline offered, tweets will … Read moreTwitter to offer an algorithm-based timeline?
Although it’s not even mid-December, Twitter’s decided it’s already time for a year in review of the events of 2015. As such, they’ve released a special wrap-up page, showing the various topics and … Read moreTwitter’s 2015 year in review
As a followup to my post on my favorite comic and animation Twitter accounts, here’s a post listing my favorite tech related Twitter accounts. General The Digital Reader (https://twitter.com/inkbitspixels). A … Read moreFavorite tech Twitter accounts
Twitter’s my favorite social network for various reasons, in spite of some of its recent changes. It’s less annoying than Facebook, there’s no curated feed as the only option, and … Read moreFavorite comics and animation Twitter accounts
Twitter’s been under pressure for some time by Wall Street to increase its profitability. While it’s not losing money, it’s also not meeting revenue expectations. As such, Twitter’s been under … Read moreIs Twitter becoming more like Facebook?
This weekend marked the one-year anniversary of the horrific shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American man, by police in Ferguson, Missouri. As of this writing, the anniversary is being marked … Read moreHow #BlackLivesMatter matters: the presence of “Black Twitter”