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17 Jan 2019

Oscar the Grouch’s #10YearChallenge Goes Viral, Ends in Hurtful ‘trashtalk’

The first major social media fad of 2019, #10yearchallenge, went viral around Facebook, Twitter & Instagram this week with millions of social media users posting side by side photos of themselves taken 10 years apart.  One photo from 2009 and one photo from 2019.  By far the fad’s most popular #10yearchallenge

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17 Jan 2019

Oscar the Grouch’s Viral #10YearChallenge, Ends in Hurtful ‘trashtalk’

The first major social media fad of 2019, #10yearchallenge, went viral around Facebook, Twitter & Instagram this week with millions of social media users posting side by side photos of themselves taken 10 years apart.  One photo from 2009 and one photo from 2019.  By far the fad’s most popular #10yearchallenge

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07 Aug 2018

Alex Jones Kicked Off iTunes, Facebook & YouTube Last Night

Censorship.  99% of the time brokeassstuart.com is against it.  But when it comes to conspiracy theorist and mentally ill disc jokey Alex Jones, we’ll make an exception.  Alex Jones is the host of InfoWars, a show that specializes in ‘debunking’ the mainstream media along with ‘government conspiracies’, the show’s tagline is

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29 Jul 2018

Facebook Lost $123 Billion Overnight…and a Bag Of Skittles Just Overdrew Me

Unless you’ve been living in captivity in the glaciers of Antarctica for the last decade or so, you have a Facebook account. Hell, I’ll be sharing this very article on Facebook within 24 hours, I’m sure. You probably also know that it is one of the richest companies on the

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17 Jul 2018

Digital Drama: When a ‘Like’ Is More Than Just a ‘Like’

By Rachel Fogletto Whenever drama pops up online, you can never hear enough times, “It’s ONLY the internet!” This is a toxic attitude and it has to stop before we bury each other in existential graveyards of screenshots, emoji flirts, gif battles and read message receipts. Humans are adaptable and

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30 May 2018

Facebook Has Become Garbage. Where Do We Go Now?

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the SF Examiner  (The short version: You can circumvent all the algorithms for my stuff right here.) Facebook announced earlier this year that it’s completely changing its algorithm — a move that will reduce the amount of actual news provided in

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07 May 2018

A Rad New Way to See “My Stuff”

Since the FB algorithm has made it so hard for you folks to see all the great stuff we’re creating for you, I’ve set up an RSS feed. That way you can get a once daily digest of whatever new content is published on the site. Check it out right here.

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