About quitting social media. A New Yorker Article describes a film, called ‘Noah‘, which premièred at the Toronto Film Festival early this week. The entire story plays out on the computer screen of the protagonist, a high-school senior named Noah. Please notice, NSFW.
Jed Brubaker presents a qualitative research about leaving Grindr, the location-based dating application. Video from: Departing Glances: A Sociotechnical Account of “Leaving” Grindr.
Pax Dickinson from Business Insider was fired after a journalist wrote about his homophobic, mysconistic and racial tweets. Does he has any regrets? A New York Magazine Interview. This paragraph from the interview particularly telling:
Do you regret the tweets, do you regret how you handled the backlash — what exactly do you regret about it? I regret some of the tweets. Some of them — they were taken out of context. They’re old. I should have been more careful. I definitely blame myself. So I regret, you know, being a little too intemperate maybe. Maybe putting things out there that led easily to be misinterpreted under my own name, which is my mistake, and I’m paying for it.