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“Threads’ vibes may have been cheerful and friendly at the outset — disingenuously so, according to Musk — but it may well prove that, eventually, all social media sites regress toward the meanest.”
“For me, social media is the purest way of doing service journalism.”
In the spirit of Tronc, Elon Musk has decided to throw away more than a decade of brand equity by changing the name of Twitter to…the letter X. Imagine if more media executives followed his lead.
“We ask people every day to let us in at their worst moments. To give nothing of ourselves in return sometimes feels like denying that we’re [also] people in this equation.”
“Our analysis finds that the vast majority of local election officials don’t even have social media accounts beyond Facebook. And, when they do, it is likely that they are not effectively reaching their audience.”
Pink Sauce may be a sign that we’ve reached the next phase in an internet culture that has privileged aesthetic over function for years.
Slides and cards are a good way to highlight the strongest part of a story, whether it’s a visual component or a tidbit that competitors don’t have.