It draws more eyeballs (traffic) than Amazon, Hulu, and Facebook. It changes the dynamics of the typical one-sided viewing experience. It is exploding in growth and audience size every single month. You might be shocked that it is not only free, but people also voluntarily choose to pay for what some people call their replacement for television.
It was a day just like any other.
Do laundry. Check your email. And voicemail. Do you even still have a voicemail box? Welp, now seems like a good time to find out!
Last week, Cathy Young published an article on Reason, ‘Is There a Cyber War on Women?’.
If your Facebook feed is anything like mine, then you’ve noticed a recent flood of results for those “Which TV Character Are You?” quizzes.
A friend of mine got a message from a guy on Facebook saying he was looking for a high school friend with the same name as hers. He says he knows it’s not her but that she’s beautiful. They start talking, he lives in another state. They meet up, she ends up getting knocked up. Around 6 months into the pregnancy she finds out he is a serial killer, and is now in prison with a life sentence.
Coming face-to-face with an Internet troll in real life was something I didn’t think would ever happen.
The internet is a great way to highlight the voice of the lowest common denominator and let the most vile creatures spew hate onto our screens.
TV Networks Are Taking The Plunge.
It gives people false sense of accomplishments.