Likes and Leica – Part 2

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This is part two of my data analysis of ‘likes’ on Facebook pictures. Part 1 (Likes and Leica) is here. I won’t go over it all again, though it is worth restating a couple of points, and why I decided to dig further. In Part 1, amongst other things I looked at the profile of images contained in the biweekly …

Likes and Leica

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Some of you know that I work in the ‘social data’ arena, and given that I occasionally teach the subject, I have often got to thinking about what ‘likes’ mean. Why do we all post so much? And what is it that we want?¬†Why are we all so fixated with ‘likes’, even though we pretend not to care? Let me …