Trends related to Content

Digital Frailty

Digital Frailty is when digital assets are impermanent or easily compromised by technical glitches.

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Trigger Warnings

Trigger warnings now appear in email subject lines, on social media posts and even in conversation.

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Abusing the Notification Layer

Push notifications can be a powerful tool to deliver time-sensitive information, updates, reminders and messages directly to our phones, wearables or connected devices—and they seize our attention in a way that passive or in-app notifications can’t.

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Cancel Culture and its Backlash

Shame isn’t a new political tactic, but social media has created a supercharged cycle of outrage, boycott and backlash with its own name: “cancel culture.”

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IRL Geography Reshapes the Virtual World

Local, state, and national governments are creating a complex patchwork of regulation that assigns internet users (and their data) different rights in different places.

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The End of Attention Metrics

The attention economy, which spawned listicles and tweet roundups, isn’t as easily measured as previously thought.

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