Sharing a link is one of the simplest and most social actions you can take on the web. It should be consistent across platforms. And Facebook has broken it (at least to leave Facebook) adding unnecessary complexity and poor user experience to an action the rest of the web thrives on.
Another day, another “back in my day things were better,” anti-technology story. Good Magazine recently published a post with the unfortunate title: Just Google It: How Search Engines Stunt College Students’ Research Skills. Let that sink in for a moment.
The constant, tireless battle between record labels, artists and consumers is one I’ve somewhat documented over the last few years. But nowhere near the extent sites like Techdirt have. If you’ve been reading the coverage like I have, it has pretty much started to feel like a broken record.
Noah has a fantastic post on the notion of media outlets selling something other than ads. The whole post is worth reading and helps explain something readers here already understand: that every company is a media company (all creating media for different outcomes).