The author of this article asserts that social media networks are anything but social—they’re toxic—and further, social media platforms are beginning to unravel.
This article by Edward Ongweso Jr, writing for Vice, makes the following points:
- Social media's future is in doubt due to investors looking to punish two social media giants: Facebook and Twitter.
- Twitter has severe problems since 10 per cent of users make up 90 per cent of the traffic.
- While still used by many people, Instagram is disliked by many of its users because it hosts a lot of sponsored content.
- Social media gianst have always focussed on profit at the expense of building genuine social networks.
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