Social Media James Franco: Social media is dead Along with ringing social media’s death knell, he shared some useful advice for writers. By Kevin Allen@kevin_j_allenApril 5, 2011 SHARE Actor, writer, and maligned awards show host James Franco told Politico that he’s scaling back his Twitter presence, adding: “Social media is over. Still up there. Going down. You heard it here first.” Well, you heard it here second. To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.