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Monday, January 30 2012

Data Self Redux

I think the logical extension of the data self -- the self that is secure with itself only to the extent that it is constituted in social media as manipulatable data -- will be for Twitter to come preloaded with plausible friends, Facebook preloaded with life experiences, or at least preordained slots of experiences a user is supposed to have.


Tuesday, October 4 2011

‘All Star Western’ Is at Home, Back East

In a longstanding tradition of using company-wide shakeups to offer a new and engaging visions of Jonah Hex, All Star Western offers perhaps the sincerest reboot of the entire New 52 run.


Monday, October 3 2011

The Moving Pixels Podcast on ‘CivWorld’ and Social Gaming

The Moving Pixels Podcast crew considers what happens when you mix a hardcore franchise with the social gaming experience. It may not be pretty.


Wednesday, September 28 2011

Paying to Own, Paying to Compete: Monetizing the Social Game

No one wants to buy the win. They want to own the world. Oh, and preferably a much better world than their neighbor's.


Thursday, July 28 2011

Ashton Kutcher vs. The Village Voice: Looking for Real Men on the Internet

The feud between Ashton Kutcher and the Village Voice sparked a firestorm, and highlights a need for a greater understanding of sex trafficking -- and media representation of it -- across the board. How should the media and Hollywood approach this complicated subject?


Wednesday, April 20 2011

Facebook looks to cash in on user data


Thursday, February 10 2011

Facebook Messages prepares for mainstream


Sunday, February 6 2011

Why Your Facebook Friends Don’t ‘Like’ You

Is your social network giving you the cold shoulder? There may be a reason you're turning off your online friends.


Tuesday, January 18 2011

‘Summer Wars’: The Family That Plays Together Stays Together

This week we put on our film studies hats again to talk about the representation of social media and network gaming in Mamoru Hosoda's most recent animated feature film, Summer Wars.


Open-Source Facebook Alternative (Marginal Utility) [21.May.10]
Will Facebook Conquer All Or Be Yesterday’s News? (Crazed by the Music) [11.Oct.09]
The Facebook “lobster trap” (Marginal Utility) [24.Jul.09]
Whither MySpace? (Columns) [17.May.09]
Facebook vs Twitter (Moving Pixels) [20.Mar.09]
Go ahead, unfriend ‘em (News) [13.Mar.09]
Friendship As Media (Marginal Utility) [23.Nov.08]
Facebook friend, or ego? (News) [7.Oct.08]
Broadcasting the self (Marginal Utility) [8.Sep.08]
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