Muting, and Unboosting, Shadowbanning and De-Ranking: The Black Boxing of Free Speech

Muting, Unboosting and De-Ranking are technology tactics social media companies use to  silently control speech without letting their users know they're being censored. Say...

Magazine Readership in a Post-Covid World

Print publications probably won't survive in a post-covid world. The way that magazine publishers calculate their value to advertisers is completely different today than...

Can Understanding ART Give Machines a Soul?

Will robots make humans obsolete? Or instead, will artificial intelligence somehow gain a fondness for people? Will machines desire our company, our collaboration? Can...

Applying for a Position or Reaching Out to be a Vendor?

I've observed something I can't label as anything other than disappointing and genuinely confusing.  I've had many applicants apply for "Social Media Marketer." I've...

Defense Against the Dark Arts in 2020

So now you might think The Click Whisperer has gone off the deep end. It sounds really hokey, doesn't it? Dark Arts? Really? Is...

Science & Art: Opposites But Equally Essential

Art is the opposite of science. Science is about knowing the actual state of the world, making order out of the phenomenon around us....

How YouTube Profits from Demonetized Videos Without Compensating Creators

YouTube is still profiting from videos that aren't showing ads, videos that have been un-monetized. However, YouTube doesn't reciprocate and compensate creators whose videos...

YouTube Demonetization: What if it never really happened?

What if YouTube Demonetization really didn't happen the way most YouTubers believe it did? What if something else happened, something that YouTubers who were...