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Social Media Sucks

Jan 21, 2022

Co-founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey has stepped down as CEO of the company.

But what is the significance of such a move – for Twitter, and for tech platforms generally?

Is a company somehow halted or impeded by a founder unwilling or unable to let go and pass the reins of power to the next generation of leaders?


Jan 19, 2022

It’s hard to imagine a world without LinkedIn. But is the social network letting itself down by allowing certain functions to be unnecessarily complicated and user-unfriendly?

In this episode of the Social Media Sucks podcast we discuss the role of LinkedIn in the social media space. We compare “connect” versus...

Jan 14, 2022

Billboards, wallscapes, place-based media, and posters seen while on the go… All are examples of out-of-home advertising.

In this episode we zero in on this unique type of advertising while also exploring the shifting significance of simply being outside in the age of the coronavirus.

How have nationwide lockdowns...

Jan 14, 2022

In this week’s episode of Social Media Sucks, Chris and Yu are guested by Taylor Ryan, a 6-time start-up founder, growth-hacking expert and the CEO of digital agency Klint Marketing.

Episode topics include:

  • What is growth-hacking – and why does it matter?
  • How to optimise social media content across channels What...

Jan 13, 2022

TV has been around for a LONG time… But is the medium obsolete?

And why isn’t at least flow TV going away when we’ve got so many cool new social media platforms to throw our eyeballs at?

Is TV in fact so powerful that it’s going to keep attracting SoMe platforms – like TikTok most recently or YouTube a...