Consumer & Gadgets

What is Mastodon? A social media expert explains

In the wake of Elon Musk's noisy takeover of Twitter, people have been looking for alternatives to the increasingly toxic microblogging social media platform. Many of those fleeing or hedging their bets have turned to Mastodon, ...

Consumer & Gadgets

The world of deepfake advertising is coming this decade

Manipulated advertising is becoming an increasingly prevalent phenomenon in marketing. Techniques such as deepfakes leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to generate convincing, true-to-life, synthetic replicas ...

Internet

What could a world without Twitter look like?

After another chaotic week of mass staff departures and policy reversals, Twitter's future seems highly uncertain, with users—and everybody else—increasingly asking one question: What would a world without the so-called ...

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Social media

Social media is online content created by people using highly accessible and scalable publishing technologies. Social media is a shift in how people discover, read and share news, information and content; it's a fusion of sociology and technology, transforming monologues (one to many) into dialogues (many to many) and is the democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. Social media has become extremely popular because it allows people to connect in the online world to form relationships for personal, political and business use. Businesses also refer to social media as user-generated content (UGC) or consumer-generated media (CGM).

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