Tag archive for ‘Facebook’
Traffic Jam
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

No easy solution for traffic jams

PHILIPSBURG – A rough estimate, based on plate numbers, suggests that there are between 60,000 and 70,000 cars on the road in St. Maarten – that’s counting both the Dutch and the French side. More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Monday, May 7th, 2018

Social media

Social media is here to stay. Despite privacy issues, people continue to bare their souls on Facebook and other social media channels. Intimacy between family, friends and loved ones have been exchanged for a permanent More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Describing investors as “greedy” is not productive

More and more I am hearing investors in Sint Maarten described as being greedy and exploitative. Yesterday a posting on Facebook did this without nuance. Whilst in the early years investors in Sint Maarten were More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Filter bubble

Facebook-users live in a filter bubble. They read and like articles from a one-sided collection of news sites. Users predominantly want to read news that fits their own perception of the world. The result is polarization. More...