“The ‘frozen sharing’ creates great potential value. Enormous databases of images, text, videos and so on include many items that have never been looked at or read, but it costs little to keep those things available, and they may be useful to one person, years in the future. That tiny bit of value may seem [...]
“The spread of recipe-like clarity can accelerate the sharing of knowledge among groups working on the same problem, but it can also make it easier for others to benefit from the knowledge so produced, because clear expression of an idea can travel from person to person and group to group more easily than the same [...]
Whenever we posted an article to the Twitter, I retweeted using my personal Twitter account and also copied the post onto Facebook.
For my term project in Fall 2011 El 200, I chose to promote the Setonian Online using social media, specifically Twitter and Facebook. At the start of my project, both a Facebook [...]
Why inflict anguish on a helpless stranger? It’s tempting to blame technology, which increases the range of our communications while dehumanizing the recipients. Cases like An Hero and Megan Meier presumably wouldn’t happen if the perpetrators had to deliver their messages in person. But while technology reduces the social barriers that keep us from bedeviling [...]
“I know that employers will look at that page, and I need to be more careful,” said Webster, adding that other Prince William teachers have warned her about her page. “At the same time, my work and social lives are completely separate. I just feel they shouldn’t take it seriously. I am young. I just [...]