The Evolution of Social Media

We live in an age of social media. According to Pew Research Center, approximately 60% of adults in advanced economies use social networking sites. In emerging economies, it’s 53%. But where did social media come from, and where is it going? That’s what I intend to discuss in today’s post.

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In my last post, I discussed why I deleted my Google+ account. Privacy advocates have been emboldened as a result of last…



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