Chad Wakefield

Nov 7, 2021

6 min read

Little MegaPhones

When describing social media platforms, the word Megaphone has become synonymous. I bet if some of us were asked what our Megaphone was, we’d know the person was asking us if we prefer Twitter, Facebook, etc. as the medium to blast whatever.

These platforms were intended to be social tools. Connect, gather, decimate thoughts. Community at some level. At least that’s been the marketing pitch.

A challenge for us as real people is that they’ve not necessarily been used as a way to actually connect. In many cases they’ve been used as a way to commit a drive by. And in many…