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Facebook’s Categorial Imperative | TechCrunch

Facebook’s Categorial Imperative | TechCrunch | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it

Facebook's newest search feature.. . the Social Graph...

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The way Facebook lets you now search 'people' reveals how superficial its understanding of people is. People as categories. Nested categories. Demographics...

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Facebook’s Categorial Imperative | TechCrunch

Facebook’s Categorial Imperative | TechCrunch | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it

Facebook's newest search feature.. . the Social Graph...

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The way Facebook lets you now search 'people' reveals how superficial its understanding of people is. People as categories. Nested categories. Demographics...

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How to Clean Up Your Digital Footprint and Your Online Identity |

How to Clean Up Your Digital Footprint and Your Online Identity | | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Follow these social media housekeeping tips to clean up your online visibility and protect your online reputation.
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When You Fall in Love, This Is What Facebook Sees

When You Fall in Love, This Is What Facebook Sees | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
“During the 100 days before the relationship starts, we observe a slow but steady increase in the number of timeline posts shared between the future couple.”
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Why Your Devices Shouldn't Do the Work of Being You | Big Think

Why Your Devices Shouldn't Do the Work of Being You | Big Think | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
In my post last week I linked to some work by Evan Selinger, a philosopher at the Rochester Institute of Technology who has been thinking hard about the ways seemingly convenient and harmless technologies affect their users. I Skyped Selinger the other day and we spoke about the impact that current ...
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Is Social Media Causing Us to Self-Censor on Hot-Button Issues?

Is Social Media Causing Us to Self-Censor on Hot-Button Issues? | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Hesitant to post that political link to Facebook? Worried about expressing your opinion on Twitter? It might be changing how you talk offline.
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Families to inherit Facebook accounts after Delaware law change

Families to inherit Facebook accounts after Delaware law change | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
The new Delaware law will give relatives of the deceased access to their social media, shopping, bank and email accounts, allowing digital data to be inherited like physical property.
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Is Facebook “broken on purpose” to sell promoted posts?

Is Facebook “broken on purpose” to sell promoted posts? | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Traffic from fan pages drops as new option to pay for reach appears.
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I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me | Gadget Lab | WIRED

I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me | Gadget Lab | WIRED | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
I like everything. Or at least I did, for 48 hours. Literally everything Facebook sent my way, I liked---even if I hated it.
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Sea of selfies – social media's monoculture threat - opinion - 11 August 2014 - New Scientist

Sea of selfies – social media's monoculture threat - opinion - 11 August 2014 - New Scientist | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Social media's just fun, right? No, says a new art exhibition: tweets and selfies are creating monoculture, an online equivalent to crops like rape seed
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Is Your iPhone Making You Less Human? | Big Think

Is Your iPhone Making You Less Human? | Big Think | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
For Leon Wieseltier, the corrosive effects of modern technology spell the demise of humanity as we know it. I'm not so sure.
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The Science of Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect

The Science of Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
"The self is more of a superhighway for social influence than it is the impenetrable private fortress we believe it to be."

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The death of privacy

The death of privacy | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Sharing is the norm online, and secrecy is out. But what is the psychological and cultural fallout from the end of privacy, asks Alex Preston
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Three Big Problems With Facebook Activism | Big Think

Three Big Problems With Facebook Activism  | Big Think | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
“Slacktivism” online is exactly as deep as the paper-thin knowledge and commitment that fuels it. 
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Do You Have Too Many Facebook Friends? | Big Think

Do You Have Too Many Facebook Friends? | Big Think | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
The average Facebook user now has about 338 friends, though the median number is quite a bit lower: 200. This means that while half of all Facebook users have 200 or fewer friends, many of the billion-plus Facebookers have quite a few more. In fact, 15 percent of users have friend lists ...
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150 seems to be a threshold

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BREAKING: Facebook Issues Mea Culpa To Drag Queens And Others Over 'Real Name' Policy [Updated]

BREAKING: Facebook Issues Mea Culpa To Drag Queens And Others Over 'Real Name' Policy [Updated] | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Sister Roma and the gang are headed back to Menlo Park this morning, and according to sources reached by Valleywag, Facebook is planning to apologize.
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Facebook's Zuckerberg: "Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity"

Facebook's Zuckerberg: "Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity" | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has a history of speaking his mind on privacy, and what he speaks is often fraught with problems, ignorance, and arrogance. But, today, I found a new statement that bring...
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Definitely crossing the line to question people's integrity...

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The long-term effects of ugly political discussions on Facebook

The long-term effects of ugly political discussions on Facebook | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Study shows political discussions are ruining Facebook and friendships.
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Facebook’s route to becoming a reassurance machine

Facebook’s route to becoming a reassurance machine | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
The vapid viral content might die. And its death might not be good.
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Getting Too Personal on Facebook: Where Context Meets Creepy

Getting Too Personal on Facebook: Where Context Meets Creepy | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
I was intrigued when I happened to see Dan Sullivan’s post on Facebook. Dan is the Founder of Crowdly, a platform I call the anti-Facebook on Facebook. It’s premise is to encourage brands to identify and engage with its strongest advocates, without the need for advertising. I emailed Dan to understand the context of his post.  Here’s …
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The readers' editor on… the online abuse that follows any article on women's issues

The readers' editor on… the online abuse that follows any article on women's issues | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Chris Elliott: Perhaps it is time to assess whether online anonymity should be an option rather than the default position
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Still, anonymity serves other functions and the fact that the democratic potential of the internet is not fulfilled will in my opinion not be served by taking away the default position of anonymity (which in many cases is not even an option anyway). Still an interesting read in terms of identity issues in social media.

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Apps and Intimate Relationships | Big Think

Apps and Intimate Relationships | Big Think | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
The negative con­sequences of conducting relationships at arm's length, round­-the-clock, and simultaneously, and only with those who reinforce one's worldview. 
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A Teen Reality Show About Smartphone Surveillance. Fun!

A Teen Reality Show About Smartphone Surveillance. Fun! | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Sometimes reality TV gets a little repetitive (another cupcake baking competition?) and it starts to feel like the days of the cutting-edge concept are over. But boy, would you be wrong. How about a show that follows teens as they start their freshman year of college, all the while running...
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Privacy & Terms Of Use

This one-click personality test analyses your Facebook Likes to generate a prediction of your psychological profile. It was developed by David Stillwell and Michal Kosinski (the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre) in collaboration with myPersonality project.
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Will Computers Soon Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves?

Will Computers Soon Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves? | Social media and identity issues | Scoop.it
Most of us simply find it too tiring, too complex, to pay much attention to all the privacy settings out there. How many of us, for example, actually change the password settings when we are supposed to? We assume, naively, that there must be some ki...
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