Success of New Tech Lies in... Porn?

Success of New Tech Lies in... Porn?

Innovation in communication technology has historically been driven by a crucial factor: its ability to make sexually explicit content more accessible. As we look forward and try to determine what the media landscape of our future will look like, we will only be successful if we recognize porn’s influence in the cycle of innovation.

How GDPR, Privacy Rules Divert Path of Social Marketing

How GDPR, Privacy Rules Divert Path of Social Marketing

The Cambridge Analytica scandal and the rollout of the GDPR in the European Union are just two events that demonstrate the importance of privacy regulation as users value how their personal data is used by brands and platforms. With new laws emerging, we’re speeding toward the crux of a data ownership battle between businesses and consumers.

Vero Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Rapid Rise and Fall of Anti-Facebook

Vero Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Rapid Rise and Fall of Anti-Facebook

Social media app Vero became the darling of app stores this week with its promise of an ad-free, algorithm-free newsfeed. But just as fast as users signed up, they wanted out of the buggy platform that turned out to be too good to be true, at least for now.