This week’s reads

Links to and excerpts from articles about Search (AI and publishers, PR, entities, and brands), what “intifada” and “from the river to the sea” mean to Israelis and Palestinians and how they are understood (or not) elsewhere, on the terrible costs of allowing a Russian victory in Ukraine, and a bit more about the Forward.

The ‘Enshittification’ of TikTok

The ‘Enshittification’ of TikTok A lot of good observations, context, connection-making, and generally clear thinking in this piece about social media and platforms in general and how they inevitably (?) destroy themselves through their “business models.” Or rather, perhaps, how “montetization” destroys digital “products” built around or for online coomunities. This is enshittification: Surpluses are … Read more