Tag: social media

How Internet Fame Can Slowly Ruin Your Life

How Internet Fame Can Slowly Ruin Your Life

-It’s time that we have a pretty frank discussion here, creators. Being a YouTube personality is awesome, but there’s also a lot of downsides to this, and it can potentially ruin your life. And let’s talk about some of those things, expose them here, talk about what they mean for us as creators, hopefully in …

Should the government regulate YouTube? | We The Internet TV

Should the government regulate YouTube? | We The Internet TV

[LOU] I think we have time for a few more. [MAN] Hey, how’s it going? I’m going to censor my name, but I worked at YouTube on the Trust and Safety team. And basically a lot of these technology companies, they inherited the position of being arbiters of truth, and they really don’t want to …

How the internet helps my mental health ~ Beverley Butterfly [CC]

How the internet helps my mental health ~ Beverley Butterfly [CC]

hello my beautiful butterflies welcome back to my channel if you’re new here oh hello Dexter if you’re new here my name is Beverley that’s Dexter that’s Gizmo who you can’t see at the moment and it is lovely to see you today in this video we’re gonna be talking about how the internet can …

How to Do Marketing In Over Saturated Social Networks (WITHOUT Paid Ads)

How to Do Marketing In Over Saturated Social Networks (WITHOUT Paid Ads)

– Social media reach is decreasing all across the board. Facebook’s organic reach is pretty much already a joke. And now people are talking about the changes that are happening on Instagram, LinkedIn cause it’s all dropping engagement and reach. Look if you want to succeed you’re probably wondering, what should you do? And you …

Sue Desmond-Hellmann on Health, Networks, Social Media

Sue Desmond-Hellmann on Health, Networks, Social Media

My first year at The Gates Foundation has been terrific. I feel like every day is a gift. I have enormous respect and pride in my colleagues and every day I meet somebody who amazes me. I think my self-awareness as a leader comes from the energy I get from colleagues. One of my favorite …

The internet made us weird – just not in the right way | Douglas Rushkoff

The internet made us weird – just not in the right way | Douglas Rushkoff

I feel like my undergraduate students, who are 18 to 22 years old, are maybe a bit more cynical about social media and their smartphones and all than we would have expected. I mean, they’re cynical about everything, on a certain level. But I think that they’re less likely to get hooked into some crazy …

The problem with moral outrage on the internet | Alice Dreger

The problem with moral outrage on the internet | Alice Dreger

People often substitute moral outrage displayed on the Internet for actual action. So there are a few instances in which outrage in social media have led to actual change. The #MeToo movement is a good example of that, where we’re actually seeing real meaningful change; where people who are creeps have been fired, businesses have …

The price of a “clean” internet | Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck

The price of a “clean” internet | Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta [This talk contains mature content] Moritz Riesewieck: On March 23, 2013, users worldwide discovered in their news feed a video of a young girl being raped by an older man. Before this video was removed from Facebook, it was already shared 16,000 times, and it was even liked 4,000 …

How has the internet splintered our democracy? | Ramesh Srinivasan

How has the internet splintered our democracy? | Ramesh Srinivasan

What has occurred is the internet, which was a publicly funded infrastructure, the web was also a nonprofit initiative. These technologies took all of our public input and monetized that and we directed that content in ways that suited these corporate interests. The intention wasn’t to necessarily threaten our democracy or any other institutions that …