Social media and time spent on websites that produce original content

Here's something I've observed in my own use of social media websites: most of the time they're so sticky that when I click on an interesting article to read it, I tend to skim through it in order to get back to the social media site where it was posted. Why? My rationale to myself … Continue reading Social media and time spent on websites that produce original content

Meet Buttons, the cutest kitteh ever

Sorry for the baited title. This post is really about how web users interact with written content on the Internet, and how people in general interact with the news these days. But read on anyway, you might find this useful, and there's even another cute kitty photo at the end. I've been sitting on the … Continue reading Meet Buttons, the cutest kitteh ever

The world isn't interested any more in…

The world isn't interested any more in general knowledge. It thinks it's too busy (has no time) for that. It wants filtered, categorized, re-interpreted knowledge, little catchy bites, pre-chewed information, regurgitated into their vacuous minds so their short attention spans can spend all of 2 seconds thumbing through the new stuff before pooping it out, … Continue reading The world isn't interested any more in…