Over the last few weeks, we’ve reported on a series of social media furores. Coles, Seven Network, Channel Nine,Target….It seems to be the Continue reading
I’m at Ad:Tech today and I just learned a valuable lesson. Not, in fact, from any of the speakers, though Continue reading
On the internet, everyone is a child, as both Stephen Fry and I have observed (though with differing levels of Continue reading
As I’ve discussed in the past, new social spaces and interactions are changing so fast that they force us to Continue reading
Growing up online: why the days of our digital adolescence are numbered. It’s depressing to see that one consequence of new social spaces is a marked increase in the amount of genuinely awful behaviour performed by otherwise functional adults. Seeing ill-advised tweets, oversharing via Facebook updates and emotive personal posts, I’m reminded of the giddy immediacy of my teenage years, in which I existed in a state of selfish isolation, immersed in the frenzy of the Now.