Tag: social networking Filter Filter by All Automation Blog Creativity Data E-Commerce Future Innovation Leadership Management Media Metaverse Purpose Sustainability Trends Videos close We’re trapped in a toxic cycle of fragmentation and centralisation By Adam Tinworth Fragmentation is getting a really bad press, right now. There are some good reasons for that. Openbook & Tykn: Startups applying a digital fix By Adam Tinworth Tech isn't bad - we've just done bad things with it. Here are two start-ups aiming to sue technology to fix very real problems today. Trump: the tech transition By Adam Tinworth The presidential transition in the US has been mirrored by tech transition in the background, as social media accounts change hands. But not all went well… Facebook’s attempt to reshape our digital egos is failing By Adam Tinworth Facebook is seeing falling personal sharing - and that worried the company. It's tried to force a single identity on us all - and failed. The rise of the privacy-free generation By Adam Tinworth A recent debate amongst Quartz staff suggested that the 20-somethings have a completely different approach to privacy to the older generation. Is this a cultural shift? Ello’s long road to social network success By Adam Tinworth Ello has got off to a great start - but it's in danger of being the latest of a long line of failed products that have tried to offer an alternative to existing social networks. BlaBlaCar: Designing for trust between strangers By Adam Tinworth People associate hitchhiking with axe murders. So how do you design a service to promote trust between strangers? The first cracks in Facebook’s wall By Adam Tinworth Facebook has been the unassailable giant in the social networking space. But teenagers are ignoring it - is this the first step in its fall? After they were (startup) famous By Adam Tinworth Yahoo! and Bebo are faded giants who are desperately pitching for attention this week. Which hot startups will be in the same position in a few years? Facebook: making itself at Home on mobile By Adam Tinworth Facebook's new Home apps for Android could make it the default interface on mobile for the world outside the tech bubble… Is tech forcing us to abandon the idea of multiple identities? By Adam Tinworth As Google integrates identity more deeply with its search engine, is our space to have multiple versions of our own identity being eroded by technology? NEXT Berlin on Google+ By Adam Tinworth Now you can follow all the latest from NEXT Berlin on Google's social network: Google+ Andy Hobsbawn – a Facebook for objects By Adam Tinworth What if every object had its own online identity? How could that change our relationship with possessions, and change the way we understand the physical world? Andy Hobsbawm has some ideas. Facebook: Facing the Future or Failing? By Adam Tinworth Since Facebook's rocky IPO, it's been all doom and gloom in the social media sector - but is that really the story?