The Sniffer takes a serious turn this time around. Cathi Bond, like so many of us, has been thinking about the nature of behaviour on social media, in the wake of Amanda Todd’s suicide. She was bullied online and in person, but we wanted to know: Do people behave differently online, or is bullying simply bullying regardless of where it occurs?
Nora Young’s been noticing some new examples in the ongoing push to capture something like “human expertise” online. She talks about a number of services, including Quora, Sulia, Branch, and Swift River. Where do you go to get expert advice?