Social Media is the Cancer of Our Times – LA Times Owner

Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong on Wednesday advocated for a change in how people consume news on social media, calling the platforms the “cancer of our time.” “The short attention span we’re creating in this millennium is actually very dangerous,” said Soon-Shiong, the new owner of the Los Angeles Times. “It’s the unintended consequences of social media.”…

The Disappearing Growth of Snapchat

On the second floor of the new headquarters of Snap Inc. in Santa Monica, Calif., is a room dedicated to helping employees open up. It’s round and lined with potted plants. “Speak from the heart,” reads a framed sign on the wall. “Listen from the heart.” Employees show up in groups of about a dozen,…

The major social media platforms are showing a significant slowdown in users

As of Tuesday, the three biggest public social media companies have reported earnings for the latest quarter, and all three reported slowing or declining users on their respective platforms. Snap reported a drop in daily active users on a quarter-over-quarter basis for the second quarter. Facebook reported a drop in monthly users on a quarter-over-quarter…

Where am i these days?

Mostly at work. Of the little free time that i find, iam mostly at My Twitter account Freehyderabad forums Will write more over this weekend.  Hope to catch up on some sleep too. +++