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My Paradoxical Quest to Build a Personal Brand. Is it possible to appeal to everybody and still be authentic?
Bookmarking Apps and the Wish Economy
Tinder is having a meltdown. The company sent out a tweetstorm defending its app as more than just for hooking up. Okay???
There's a new, sinister kind of brand ambassador in town: the "real person.”
Social media isn't "making" us fake — we were fake all along.
The Washington Post
Now the Brit goes by "Daniel Shlong" on the social network.
Of the many supposed casualties of the Internet age (attention spans, privacy), one seems sadly certain: the long-form personal email correspondence.
The New York Times
The rise of social media and the triumph of trolls has led many popular websites to shut down comments or let them spiral into extinction. NOT US.
The advice meme as we knew it (original characters captioned in Impact) is dead. But while the internet cultural vanguar…
Get rich or die vlogging: The sad economics of internet fame
Ermahgerddon: The Untold Story of the Ermahgerd Girl
Move over, Reddit: Tumblr is the new front page of the Internet.
How a 13-year-old’s one-line blog post became a worldwide meme