Farewell Social Media

I recently purged the data from my Facebook account. This effort was shockingly labour intensive: it took a browser script all weekend to crunch, and still many aspects of the process required manual execution. Torching years and years of old Facebook activity felt so liberating that I found another script to do the same thing …

Reign of the Algorithm

To what extent can we say ‘content is king’ if the visibility of content relies on the calculation of a third party ranking system?