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Twitter, what is wrong with you?

I am relatively new to Twitter, I joined in May 2016 and been idly active by reposting my blog articles. I have roughly 70 followers and follow more than 200 accounts. ¬†I’ve always been interested in this platform, but had no real social incentive to put any effort into growing my network. Simply put, none […]

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Virality. What is it and how to achieve it.

Virality is one of the building blocks of today’s social networks success. The feeling you get when joining a cause by liking/sharing some type of content is what makes you further use social networks. We share content because of the feelings we have when we see it or because it is useful. But let’s try […]

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The Echo Chamber We Live In

I am not the first one to write about this, but I am completely atoned with this explanation of the results of the US elections that took place a couple of weeks ago. Actually, I was flattered to see that my sudden realization coincided with the opinions of established professionals and analysts from across the […]

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Big Data or Big Brother?

Social media is all about trading one’s personal information. When you register online you actually choose to provide your personal data (name, email, photos, names of relatives and friends etc.) in return for a service that allows you for a fast and easy way to be in contact with your loved ones. As Jeffrey Chester, […]

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Facebook Live Map – Some empirical findings …

I don’t know how aware you are about the Facebook Live Map. but if you haven’t noticed it, it sits quietly in your left bar on the desktop version of your ¬†Facebook Page, It is the first one in the APPS tab. And, be advised, once you dive in, your worldview might change forever. It […]

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I’m Going to Webstock 2016!

Hello, Tomorrow I will be breathing the same air and thinking about the same topics as Adrian Hadean, George Buhnici, Dana Rogoz, Vlad Petreanu, Bromania, Zoso, Cristian China Birta and many more (sorry, names appealing only to my Romanian audience). And that is because tomorrow I am participating to the new Webstock edition, the most […]

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The Holy Church of Facebook

I feel like I have been dreaming for a good few hundred years and just woke up to learn that Mark Zuckerberg and his respectable wife just visited Vatican and talked to the Pope about eradicating poverty through providing access to the internet via drones. They had the appearance of a royal family travelling the […]

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8 things that I can do on Social Media that I wish I could do in real life

Not everything that exists on social media is necessarily worse than real life. There are a whole lot of things that we can do online that we cannot do in real life, and that is probably why we became all addicted in such a short time. Here are my eight picks. Please regard them in […]

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Instagram Is Introducing User Generated Censorship

Today’s post is about Instagram’s coming move to introduce new features available for the public, giving them the ability to censor comments, or to disable them all together. Users will be given the possibility to define words, phrases or emoticons that they don’t want to appear in their profile comments. Also, Instagram will introduce the […]

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Terrorism and Social Media

Terrorist attacks have become an ordinary happening in today’s world. The more they happen, the less affected we become and the less willing to do something about it. Though, if you give it a little thought, you might realize that terrorists are a Facebook user or a google search away from you, your household and […]

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