Last week, Facebook launched its Messenger Kids app for Android, the app that, as we reported back in December when it debuted for iOS, allows kids aged 6 to 13 to communicate online, ostensibly safely, and with parent-approved contacts. While
Two months ago, I was deep in the throes of a supposedly philosophical discussion about the simultaneous usefulness and futility of Instagram, about how the platform has turned into a marketplace to display our excesses, when I had an epiphany.
Any space, physical or theoretical, which has enough people congregating in it will give rise to smaller communities within the space. Earlier, this meant people in a specific geographical location, with some common characteristic, belief or goal, would bind together.