ConsEUmer podcast / EP92: Bird is free, Just stop glue, and Court costs (co-hosted w/ Elizabeth Hicks)

This week’s episode is co-hosted with Elizabeth Hicks. We’re talking about these issues: 🐦 Elon Musk buys Twitter 🛢️ Just stop glue (seriously) ⚖️ The cost of suing Follow Liz Hicks on Twitter @eohicks. Support the war effort in Ukraine: November 10, 2022 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: podcasts: […]

Réseaux sociaux et médias: la fin de l’entraide?

Quand l’Etat choisit les gagnants et les perdants sur le marché, cela ne se termine jamais bien. Certaines personnes partageront cet article sur les réseaux sociaux, ce qui augmentera le trafic vers le site de La Chronique Agora. Plus de trafic sur un site web signifie qu’un nombre plus important d’utilisateurs seront susceptibles de cliquer sur […]

Amy Klobuchar’s Journalism Bill Wants Bad Media Cartels

People will share this article on social media channels, which will drive traffic to the Newsmax website. More traffic on a website means more users likely to click on and consume content on that same website, driving ad revenue. In this sense, Facebook or Twitter act as multipliers of exposure to media companies. But that […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP37: Right-to-die, Facebook goes shopping, and the EU’s free-market neighbour (w/ Zurab Tchiaberashvili)

It’s a new episode of ConsEUmer, with these topics: 🚲 The “Dutch Cycling Embassy” makes spurious claims 🇪🇺 The EU doesn’t like Facebook’s latest purchase (w/ Yaël Ossowski) 🇮🇹 Italians campaign for the “right to die” 🇬🇪 Georgia is the EU’s free-market neighbour (w/ Zurab Tchiaberashvili) Link to “Dutch Cycling Embassy” post: You can […]

“If you’re not on TikTok, you quickly become an outcast”

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE. The Chinese app TikTok is the superstar of social media, booming because of its creative potential. However, the platform has also been criticised for its privacy policy and its inability to prevent sexual harassment and cyberbullying. The Luxembourgish government banks on education to fight […]

La valeur des publicités

Avez-vous déjà acheté quelque chose à cause de l’image d’une marque ? Certainement, surtout lorsque l’emballage est très voyant et séduisant. Si nous devions nier que nous répondons à de bonnes publicités, nous pourrions tout aussi bien condamner des millions de départements marketing à l’obscurité, car quelle valeur a le marketing dans un monde d’engourdis. […]

Social Media Platforms Should Not Be Sheriffs for Government Control

No matter of which political affiliation you are, you should be able to agree on this: there is a lot of awful content on social media. Cyber-bullying, blackmail, violations of personal privacy, antisemitism, or just sheer nonsensical abuse howled at the most innocent tweets, Facebook posts, or Instagram pictures. For a long time, social media […]

[Reportage] USA wëll Reegele fir sozial Netwierker änneren

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 4. Juni iwwerdroe ginn. Den Donald Trump ass rosen iwwer Twitter, well d’Plattform seng Tweets elo engem “Fact-check” ënnerstellt, also seet op se der Wourecht entspriechen oder net. D’Republikaner mengen elo dass d’Reegele fir sozial Netzwierker solle geännert ginn. Twitter hat ee Link ënnert […]