In which we talk about Taylor Swift, Twitter, and changes in expectations. We admit that Chris is a Taylor Swift fan and that Stephen is a hipster. Then we get down to the business of talking about how these two changes differ both in messaging and in content, and look at the ways that both consumers and producers have to be intentional in managing expectations.
- Intro (1:20)
- Haters Gonna Hate (1:20–07:40)
- Turning Itself Into Facebook (07:40–16:33)
- Artists and Corporations Are Not the Same (16:33–24:15)
- Social Media of Record (24:15–28:48)
- Conclusion (28:48–29:40)
- “Betamax”, by Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey – used by permission.
- “Winning Slowly Theme”, by Chris Krycho: still super neat. Right?
- “Shake It Off” – official music video
- “Haters, Keep Hating: Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ Will Take Over the World”
- “This is how Twitter is starting to fundamentally redefine itself”
- “Twitter now officially says your timeline is more than just tweets from people you follow”
- Previous episodes referenced on the show:
- [0.01: We Need Some Context!] – Religious twittering, Google nesting, and hobbyists careering.
- [0.04: Tell Me What To Do] – Beating Up Writers, Musical Careering, and Losing Editorially
- [0.13: Ten Thousandth Lightbulb] – What Happened to ADN, Paying to Socialize, Free or Not Free
- [0.14: Deep In Their Bones] – Tech Companies Which Just Can’t Pivot, Denominations Don’t Change Fast Either, Dealing in Institutional Realities
- [1.01: Massive Emotional Contagion] – Facebook’s Social (Network) Science, User Responsibility, and Corporate Ethics
- [1.05: Ars Moriendi] – This Is An Orchestra, Those Lyrics, You Have to Go Through Death
- [1.06: Rebuke Me Some People] – Act Like Grownups, Rules 0 and 1, But We Still Disagree, Calling People on the Carpet