Beyond Social Media - Technological Totalitarianism - Episode 249

Episode 249: BL and David discuss the new revelations of Facebook’s shady response to the Russian infiltration of its network; China ZTE’s exporting of the technological tools of totalitarianism to Venezuela; the Wall Street Journal’s efforts to detect deepfakes; the long-form video trend at YouTube; Firefox Monitor’s data breach notifications; a hilarious response to cheap clients; Facebook’s Most Amazing Dog show; Pandora’s Podcast Genome project; Iceland Foods’ banned Christmas commercial; Coca-Cola’s sappy social media wipe; the GoFundMe fraud story gets fraud-ier;…and much, much more.

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Beyond Social Media - Long-Form Twitter - Episode 125

On Episode 125, co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed Sean Penn’s Rolling Stones interview with El Chapo; Hasbrow’s Star Wars Monopoly mess up; long-form Twitter; MSNBC’s Trump TV; Donald Trump’s golfing amnesia; under-powered virtual reality; whites dating whites; online harassment; Twitter’s abuse rules; Rhett & Link; FTC’s native advertising guidelines; Thomson Reuters error page; plus great new apps and important stats and a lot of stuff in between.

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