Social media has been both a blessing & curse for humanity, and the future human will continue this love-hate relationship with this ever-important medium.
With over five years of social media management under this writer's belt, it's only fair the expertise is used for good - breaking down the big stories across social media and suggesting how the future can be a good one on these platforms.
Google’s algorithmic search results are left to remain a largely impartial public service, but search for “CTR Calculator” and a pretty offensive result appears that seriously needs to go.
It may not be easy to see it right now, but the future will be better than you fear.
Blue Monday is here again, and yet companies continue to use the idea of depression to promote their brand or sell you stuff. Why?
I see you, Facebook Stories. Taking up a third of the top of my news feed and for what? A failed experiment that the people are unhappy about.
You may have set yourself as ‘going’ to one of many Facebook events that quite clearly a joke… Why have so many popped up out of nowhere?
Turns out the Influencer Marketing bubble will burst soon, as their posts, for what they cost, perform terribly. Now I wonder why…
Are you a part of your small hometown’s Facebook group? If its anything like the one I’m in, you’ve probably seen the psychotic fringe of what your childhood place of residence has to offer.
Are we living with social media or through it? What I saw from so-called Instagram models in Greece recently, I’m alarmed that it’s probably the latter.
The word “influencer” gets thrown around a lot by brands and people alike. And I’m here, on behalf of bloggers, creators and the future of humanity to say one thing. Stop it.
With Facebook’s announcement of new dating features at this year’s F8, two things are clear - privacy is still a very real issue and Mark Zuckerberg really doesn’t get dating…
The Tweetdeckoning is nigh, as Twitter suspended a whole bunch of accounts - including the vast portfolio of accounts owned by Viral, Inc. But has the social network made a mistake? Here is my exclusive investigation…
Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before members of Congress. Many expected a thorough grilling of the social network’s founder. Instead, we got a bunch of old people who didn’t know a single thing about the internet.
The recently leaked internal Facebook memo is surely shocking, but come on… You already knew a lot of this stuff.
Is Vero the future of social media, or just a flash in the pan? As a social media marketer with 10+ years experience, I think I’m up to the task of reviewing this…
Viral Facebook pages are regularly sharing still images as videos - much to the confusion and annoyance of users everywhere. Here is why they do this…
Recent research shows that all social media users can be placed into one of four categories – the Geek, the Lurker, the Victim or the Internet Celebrity. Which one are you?
It’s an experience many can relate to: you’re simply talking about a topic, like an item you need for your home, when an ad for that very item shows up in your Facebook feed moments later.
In a complete flip-flop from saying they had “no impact” on the 2016 election, Facebook has finally admitted that social media is bad for democracy - surprising absolutely nobody.
Facebook’s plans to change how the news feed works, making businesses, brands and media posts less visible, are a mixed bag of good and bad news.
Logan Paul’s disgusting video showing a suicide victim shows 2018 is a year YouTube needs to change or risk (ironically) killing itself.
Dear Twitch, I want to love your platform. But you’ve really got to do something about these so-called “booby streamers.”
2017’s YouTube Rewind was just released, presenting a showcase of everything (and everyone) that is wrong with the platform. Here are 5 YouTubers you should focus on instead.
Dogs deserve loving owners, not Instagram-focussed social media moguls who don’t know the first thing about truly caring for a pet.
Is Facebook spying on you, using your phone’s microphone? While I believe they’re not (they don’t need to), it’s fair to doubt me. With that in mind, here’s what you can do to make sure they have no possible way of listening to your conversations.
Is Facebook listening to conversations through your phone's microphone? Here is my response to Reply All's recent podcast episode.
As a social media manager, I’ve always been optimistic about every business having a social presence. But as the side of my new stapler box encouraged me to follow the company on Twitter, it became clear that corporate reliance on these networks has gone too far.
One tone-deaf VR cartoon tour of the Puerto Rico devastation has proven that virtual reality and social networking do not mix. There’s only so much social media based over-complication that we humans can take.
As a human, you will experience highs and lows in life – success, failure, love, loss and much more. How do we cope with turbulent times? Well, let me be the one to say the answer is not inspirational memes.
Watching one YouTuber react to Jake Paul and his dad taking part in kissing competition by kissing the same 18-year-old girl made me realise one thing – YouTube is fucked beyond repair.
I - a self-confessed futurist and technology obsessive - am going to tell you to turn off the very device on which you’re reading this and say “no” to living a completely digital life. Trust me, your mental faculties will thank you for it.