Facebook was designed to make real connections, under your real name, with other people. Now it invites us to leave the real world and escape into a construct of its own invention.
A University of North Carolina student ditches social media--and comes to interesting conclusions about living, and learning.
We asked our summer intern to revive Techonomy’s Instagram. Here, she writes about what worked, why, and how she thinks about this all-important platform. She also lists a few other accounts she admires.
Behind an ever-expanding protectionist wall – The Chinese state calls it the Golden Shield – nearly 700 million regularly use the internet to send chats, buy merchandise, order car services and more, sometimes on platforms...