Pick any one of the centralised social media platforms, and it feels evermore dogged by a persistent question: what is it for? The pitch for social networks has always been kept bland and ambiguous. Now everyone, so it goes, can have a voice: to connect, to share and to join in. But to what, and […]
Some behaviours have identifiable causes. Many others may in turn by caused by becoming normalised. How do we avoid negative digital behaviours becoming societal norms?
Social media platforms started out with noble endeavours: they were built so that people could stay in touch. That’s how it was for a while. But somehow, the well was poisoned. What went wrong?