Geert Lovink (Amsterdam): What Is the Social in Social Media? Hey, 2005, your meme is calling: C.T. May on learning to hate the Internet. Hennie Weiss reviews I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy by Lori Andrews. Why are dead people liking stuff on Facebook? Facebook's lack of a dislike button is no surprise: our public sphere is structured to favor approval and consent over disapproval and dissent. Is Wikipedia biased? Shane Greenstein and Feng Zhu on verifying the “neutral point of view”. Herding cats: Glenn Derene on how YouTube processes 72 hours of video in 1 minute. Reddit is making us stoopid: Ted Rall on how online popularity contests are killing politics. Finally, the one true purpose of Wikipedia has been revealed: It’s a GIF repository. Alt Text: Lore Sjoberg on the Nine Muses of the Internet. Dear Facebook: Without the Commons, we lose the sharing web. MetaFilter founder Matt Haughey on how Reddit's “creepy stuff” shows how hard it is to run an open community, why Facebook is like AOL in the '90s, and the best and worst developments in online communities. Mike Novak on fun places on the Internet (in 1995).

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