Category: KTB Media

twitter

Twitter Content Regulation And What You Can Do About It

  People like Andy McCarthy are upset that Twitter has announced new regulations on content communicated via its social-networking service. Twitter’s policy, called “Hate content, sensitive topics, and violence”. The policy states that it applies to “Twitter Ads,” but goes on to explain that these “paid advertising products” include all...

Bigot

A Primer For Bigots On Social Media In 2015

Geris Roth posted a picture of his coworker’s child on his facebook page which then prompted racist conversations about the child. It’s a teachable moment on how not to use social media. The story is told in the video below.     Modern Communication They both enable this type of...

Latest Facebook Feature Tries to Combat Suicide

I have my gripes with the so-called ‘Digital Age’. To me, many social media platforms are breeding grounds for narcissism, insecurity, ego, and insensitivity. Cyber bullying has become embedded in our culture — while laudable campaigns that seek to end virtual discrimination and hateful remarks are encouraging, there still remains...

digital

Digital Distraction: How We Lost Focus

  How do we lead healthy, productive lives in the 21st century? The answer to the proposed question is an enigma. Our days are spent ‘connected,’ a term Mark Zuckerberg coined and monopolized, and both our idle and occupied time is rife with distraction.   In the midst of reviewing...

digital publishing

How Digital Publishing Is Both New and Now

  It is no longer a contention that digital technology is sweeping us off our feet at a perhaps uncomfortable pace—it is regarded as an incontestable fact with no existing obstruction to the digital era’s astounding acceleration. Who could have predicted ten short years ago that we’d spend more time...

cable box

Why You Need No Cable Box In 2015

  Whether you’re a struggling college student, or still dealing with the after effects of the recession, saving an extra 70 or so bucks a month can’t hurt anybody. On top of forming habits to become more financially stable, saving time by not mindlessly flipping through channels all night gives...

digital salsa

Paper Chase: Digital Salsa

  Stocks closed 2014 at near record levels as the Dow finished positive for a 6th straight year up 7.5%. This is the longest run of positive gains since 1991 through 1999.   The S&P 500 ended the year up 11%. This is now 3 straight years of double digit...

net neutrality

No Nonsense Net Neutrality Necessary

  Net neutrality (also network neutrality or Internet neutrality) is the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, site, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or mode of communication.   A clear consensus has...

black on black crime

Wait Til You See What Black on Black Crime Is Really About

  It’s a silly question on its face right? It’s obviously when a black person commits a crime against another black person. But why do we talk about it as opposed to other races committing crimes versus their own race or even blacks committing crimes against other races? Racism? Media...

sound of money

Paper Chase: The Sound of Money

  With the direction of the economy upwards, tapering has been a hot topic in bond market. When will the fed raise rates is the question. While rates may rise sooner than the market expects, the ten year may not rise to more than 3%. Short term bonds could rise...