Social Qs Podcast

20
Oct

The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma has been a huge hit on Netflix. Today, we review the film and its themes and discuss how it could affect social media as we know it.

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13
Oct

How Hot or Not shaped the social internet

After a quick update on the congressional hearings involving Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Apple, we discuss an article from Medium on the 20th anniversary of the Hot or Not website and how it played into the social networks we use today.

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29
Sep

Facebook’s Content Conundrum

After a short excursion into the latest about TikTok, we discuss an article from The Verge related to the content issues Facebook is facing and whether or not they should be policing content more.

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22
Sep

Bad news polling and even worse TikTok predictions

Aaron Earls joins us to discuss a recent study on where people get their news from, but first we cover the latest with TikTok and review our terrible, horrible, no good, very bad predictions.

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15
Sep

What’s going to happen to TikTok? And what’s up with Facebook Campus?

The TikTok acquisition deadline is looming. What will happen to the newest social media fad on the block? In this episode we explore the options and make our predictions. We also give our thoughts on Facebook's new "Campus" feature.

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1
Sep

Unique uses of social media

Social media isn't always used in the same way. On this episode, we discuss ways in which social media can be used in some unorthodox ways to still provide value for your online community.

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25
Aug

Conspiracy theories and how to combat them

From QAnon to the Kennedy assassination to the COVID-19 vaccine, conspiracy theories seem to run wild in our world. In this episode, we look at why these are so popular and how to combat them online.

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18
Aug

What does the future of social media look like?

As we look to the future, where do we see social media going? Today, we look at platforms, content, and technology and what we think things may look like online in 2030.

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11
Aug

2020 Social Media Survival Tips

2020 has been a wild year, so on this episode we share some of our tips to survive the rest of the year on social media. And if we have you blocked or muted on Twitter, we're sorry.

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4
Aug

Are monopolies good for social media?

The big four tech giants were summoned to Washington to testify in an discussion on antitrust charges and monopolies that are taking place in the tech industry. We share our thoughts on the hearings as well as whether its good or even ok for tech companies to have monopolies in social media.

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