I bid you farewell Twitter 1

I bid you farewell Twitter

5 years ago, I started out on the Twitter social media platform. At this time, I was officially too young to be using this website, which eventually came back to bite me when the European Union (EU) introduced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which left me several…
Social media platforms fight bots through automation, causing only worse problems 2

Social media platforms fight bots through automation, causing only worse problems

It’s a regular part of pretty much anyone’s life these days, social media. Most of us visit it at least once a day, if not more, far more even. However, you might be surprised about how many people have experienced being suspended, or banned as people also will…
Twitter is dying and it only has itself to blame 4

Twitter is dying and it only has itself to blame

In 2016 I offered my services to prevent botting on Twitter. Having been a bot-user myself, it was something I knew, and know, how to prevent, and it reached Twitter quite rapidly, asking me if I was interested in a job, a job that required me to resettle…

That which goes viral, does not have to be true

Remember the Syrian girl “Bana Alabed”? Her Twitter account has been removed. So, what changed? Well, according to whoever managed the account, the Syrian Army has deleted the account, which is actually very unlikely.. But maybe, it all rather has to do with that facts didn’t support the…

Who are behind the current “Youth problem”?

Nowadays it is a true blaming game… Yes, as most of you could have guessed already, who is responsible for the fact that many young persons are highly offensive… Are it the parents? – No. Are it the teachers? – No. Are it the family? – No. Are…
The faking of Russians - How to keep yourself safe. 5

The faking of Russians – How to keep yourself safe.

Russians… The moment I have to write this word, it already comes to my own attention this is going to cause some people looking with a dirty look… Hold on before you do, as this is not negative nor positive to any nationality. It is actually either a…

Do social media platforms support the creation of friendships?

Friendship, we all see it as important, and in actual fact is important. Yet, when it come to the internet, friendship becomes something very fragile… If you are not active at any social media platform, you are a rare person, as most people are. While we could talk…
10 questions answered - Social Media Edition 6

10 questions answered – Social Media Edition

Over the past weeks I received several questions related to my social media activities, I have decided to answer 10 of them. 1 – Do you use your real name at social media? No, I do not use the name I have at my passport. I however do…