The Real Reason Google Plus Failed

Google Plus should have been an Internet giant, a social network to put fear into the heart of Mark Zuckerberg. Instead it became the giant butt of Internet jokes, a place you go to on the Internet when you want to be by yourself. Its failure has lessons for anyone...

Why Twitter’s @Jack Can’t Beat The Trolls… But You Can

Twitter isn’t having a great time. While Facebook continues to pile on the users and drag in the money, Twitter’s latest quarterly report showed a 0.5 percent decline in year-on-year revenue. User growth has stalled. Shares fell 10 percent on the news. There are lots...

People Love Taking Selfies, Hate Seeing Them

Peepso comes with a ton of features. We spent months building and testing add-ons that allow for video uploads and custom profiles, groups and moods. And in the end it all comes down to selfies. Build a social network and people will soon start uploading pictures of...

Facebook’s Drops Personalization On Its Social Network

Facebook has recently announced a number of updates to Trending, a feature that shows topics currently popular on the platform. Users in the US, the UK, Canada, Australia and India have been able to see Facebook trends since 2014. On the Web, they appear in the top...

Should Community Managers Open The Echo Chambers?

Look around your neighborhood. You’ll probably find people a lot like yourself: similar income, similar education levels, similar outlook, similar views.  It’s what journalist Bill Bishop called The Big Sort, the tendency to choose to live among people similar to...