BBM goes bye-bye

Facebook’s aggressive development of the WhatsApp platform essentially supplanted the role of BBM for a new generation of mobile phone users.

Will Apple News save publishers?

Digital publishers are still operating with the same presumptions that prevailed when they produced a product composed of atoms, the outdated notion they are competing with each other.

Facebook, parallel18 seek Caribbean startups

“Technology startups have an incredible potential to transform the community, which is why we believe in supporting the entrepreneurs of the Caribbean to drive sustainable development in the region”

The social network that couldn’t

Above: Google+ comes to an end. Base image by fergregory/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1167 for October 18, 2018 Last week Google announced that it would be shutting down the consumer […]

What now for Facebook users?

Illustration by Mattz90/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1138 for March 29, 2018 Faust was a scholar and a charlatan, a well-to-do man who was not satisfied with what he had, […]

AG’s Statement on Cambridge Analytica in TT

Statement by the Honourable Attorney General regarding whistleblowing allegations concerning Cambridge Analytica, Aggregate IQ and the Strategic Communication Laboratories. Madam Speaker, I have been authorised by […]

The Kalipersad Factor

Above: Dominic Kalipersad, one year post-retirement. Photo from the Mr Kalipersad’s collection. I’ve known Dominic Kalipersad since I began my career as a photographer. Our first […]

Digicel calls for OTT taxation…again

With many more countries around the world getting on board with efforts to ensure that online giants like Facebook, Google and WhatsApp obey the law and […]

Sharing is the new normal

Above: Conner Galway leads a discussion on social media opportunities at the Kapok Hotel. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. Originally published in the Trinidad Guardian on April 19, […]

Right person, wrong place, wrong time

Above: Maxine Williams, Facebook’s Global Director of Diversity, delivers a Distinguished Open Lecture at the St Augustine campus last week. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1089 for […]