Kleefeld's Fanthropology: It's Zuckerberg's Fault!

I had someone ask recently, "Is it just me, or has fandom just really exploded in the last few years? How did that happen?" Fandom has indeed gotten more mainstream in recent years, and it's viscerally evident in San Diego Comic-Con, whose 2013 convention kicks off next week!

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It's no secret that Facebook and other services like Instagram (which is owned by Facebook) collect and store your personal information. Now, Instagram's new terms and conditions may be taking things a bit further, seemingly stating the service can use people's photos in advertisements without the photographer's permission and without payment. Read More...

This is all going to be very funny and relevant until 2030, when we'll be dumping words for neuro-impressions beamed directly into our brains and this kid will be in high-school.

But seriously folks, it's a sign of the cyber-times when parents name their child "Hashtag" -- or, "#" for short:

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Back in 2010 NASA and foursquare made history when astronaut Doug Wheelock produced the first ever check-in from space while stationed at the International Space Station. Now NASA is taking things a step further as the Curiosity Mars rover has become the first to check-in on another planet! Read More...

Unless your employer is blocking access to the site it's not hard to get distracted by Facebook. “I’m just going to change my status real quick” can turn into “I’m just going to play FarmVille for an hour” pretty easily. If you’re constantly looking over your shoulder while you make those status updates HardlyWork.in may be exactly what you're looking for. Read More...

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