Reblog: SpaceHey- A Revival of Myspace? — Taylor’s Tater Thoughts

Yesterday while scrolling through Facebook I saw somebody had shared a screenshot of what I had thought to believe was Myspace. Instantly I was overwhelmed with the nostagic feeling of customizations, having hundreds of friends ( not really) and rushing home after school each day just to go on Myspace. Spacehey brought back so many […]

SpaceHey- A Revival of Myspace? — Taylor’s Tater Thoughts

Social Nostalgia

Vinyl record buyers are not the only nostalgists going around at the moment. There are also social media revivalists. Meet SpaceHey: The social media site that’s partying like it’s 2005.

Image via spacehey.com

Featuring customisable profiles, Top 8 friends, algorithm-free browsing, and no intrusive targeted ads – It sounds like the last ten years of social media never happened.

Which would be a good thing.

Reblog: Zuckerberg Apologises After Massive Facebook Outage — St. Lucia Times News

Fox News:– Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg issued an apology after Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp went dark for six hours during a massive, global outage. “Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are coming back online now. Sorry for the disruption today — I know how much you rely on our services to stay connected with the people you […]

Zuckerberg Apologises After Massive Facebook Outage — St. Lucia Times News

Beyond Social

Facebook’s outage last month wasn’t much more than a mild inconvenience, but it did show organisations’ dependency on the service.

Image via newsbinding.com

At the very least organisations should reduce their communications reliance on one social media organisation. Instead, spread it across a large number of them that are independent from each other.

Ideally organisations should use a medium that they control themselves and not be subject to the whims of these large businesses.