Digital Apartheid

Last week, Twitter announced that it is testing increasing its character limit from 140 to 280 characters. It rolled this out to some users to test. At first, myself included, there was some outrage. After all, Twitter is about brevity. I thought about this, then Twitter allocated me 280 characters…

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Peak Outrage

There seems to always be something trending on social media that we are all being outraged by. This can be politics, social issues, celebrities, sports or anything that gathers enough momentum to evoke outrage in social media users. What's interesting is that once one (outrage) trend fizzles out, another one…

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Unpopular Opinion: Peak Outrage

On 2 October 2017 Twitter will have new Terms of Service (TOS) for users outside the United States of America. This, obviously, also affects Twitter users in Afrika. Twitter notified users via e-mail and as you access the app that the new TOS will affect them and that they need…

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