Social media is ripping society apart

Former Facebook exec feels ‘tremendous guilt’ for the monster he helped create (YouTube). Other articles:

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Welcome to the big time, you’re bound to be a star…

This article gives an overview of the process by which a band makes it ‘big’, i.e., going from playing small venues to stadium-sized concert halls. The odds aren’t very good. Of 7,000, less than twenty make it. Aside from that life lesson, the data visuals on this piece are excellent.