WhatsApp brings back text Status it replaced with Stories

The Snapchatification of everything has resulted in backlash for WhatsApp, prompting it to revive its text Status option while keeping its image-based replacement. The move shows how social apps must quickly react to feedback if they make a false step in modernizing to adapt to visual communication. In mid-February, WhatsApp removed the feature that let…

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What Snapchat learned from Google

Whenever I see Snap Spectacles mentioned somewhere, I smile. Though it’s not because I think it’s an amazing product and going to be hugely successful. I don’t know much about these things, but I do like how they sometimes work out. I especially enjoy comparing the introduction of Google Glass to that of Spectacles. When…

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Vers une déclaration des droits des avatars

L’avatar est la personnification en ligne de notre identité numérique. Il nous identifie et nous représente dans le cyberespace. En cela, peut-on penser des droits et des protections spécifiques qui y soient rattachés ? L’identité est un des questionnements fondateurs de l’histoire de l’humanité. Insaisissable et mouvante, elle se donne en question sans jamais trouver…

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