Selecting the right advertising platform in today’s time is no less than puzzlement. There are numerous advertising options available for your brand like print, television, radio, outdoor, commercials and of course the internet. Traditional media has contributed to thousands of businesses for deca...
What happened to the U.S. in 2016 is historical and terrifying, and most of us were unprepared for it. This year saw the rise to power of a vocal, right-wing extremism with white supremacist and Fascist leanings not considered a legitimate part of American politics in over half a century, while the ...
JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING YOU see on TV is presented by one of a handful of media conglomerates. A similarly small number of telecommunication companies provides your cable service. If you have Comcast and you’re watching NBC, the content and the delivery infrastructure are owned b...
On 9 January 2007, one of the most influential entrepreneurs on the planet announced something new - a product that was to become the most profitable in history. It was, of course, the iPhone. There are many ways in which the iPhone has defined the modern economy. There is the sheer profitability of...
LONDON — Another study has proved what we already knew but didn't want to admit — Facebook 'lurking' is making you miserable.  A new study by the University of Copenhagen has revealed that regular use of social media such as Facebook can harm your emotional well-being and overall ...
Africa’s tweeters and Instagrammers have been busy this year, demanding political change and criticizing underperforming leaders. Government crackdowns highlight the threat social media poses to those in power, especially around election time: Yoweri Museveni’s regime blocked social me...
Humans are social creatures. So it should come as no surprise that there are almost as many social networks on Tor as there are on the clearnet. Of course, it depends on what you consider a “social network,” but there are both Facebook-like networks (where you add friends, join groups, etc.), as...
Counterfeit goods being sold by traders using Facebook and Instagram have been seized during a series of raids. Thousands of items including dangerous cosmetics, electrical products and chargers were seized. Counterfeit footwear, leather goods and tobacco were also found in various raids across the ...
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Facebook continues to enhance its Live experience. After the recent announcement of Live 360 videos, Facebook is adding another dimension: audio. The social media giant announced its launch of Live Audio, a new way to go Live on Facebook: “We know that sometimes publishers want to tell a...
Sticking to your guns is often seen as a good thing, but sometimes it can do more harm than good. Especially when it means persisting with a mundane process in full knowledge that it will cause new problems… In short: today Apple AAPL -0.70% stopped signing iOS 10.1 and iO...
Netflix’s U.S. Twitter account was hacked Wednesday, with notorious hackers OurMine claiming credit for the attack. OurMine hacked some high-profile accounts earlier this year, including those of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg — password “dadada” — former Twitter CEOs Dick Cos...
YouTube has revealed the most popular videos to be published on its platform in 2016. There are celebrities galore, zombies, Donald Trump, and that dumb “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” thing. Thus proving the internet will watch anything these days. As long as it’s on YouTube. With over 1 billion us...
The iPhone 7 may be taking all the headlines, but there is another current model which offers an equally compelling (and far more budget friendly) alternative: the iPhone SE. So what are the differences given the huge gap in their respective price tags? The answers may surprise you, so let...
It looks like the things people wanted to know about the most in 2016 were Pokémon GO and the iPhone 7. The two topped Google’s this year’s searches, beating out Donald Trump and Prince. Considering the interest in Pokémon GO earlier this year it’s no surprise the game was such a big deal in...
Recruiters will soon have new tools and technologies to help match candidates with open positions, based on recent announcements from tech giants Facebook and Google. Both companies made it known in November that they are in the early stages of staking larger claims in the talent acquisition space a...
I wasn’t the only one to check my router on the morning of Friday, Oct. 21. The internet was down, and our digital infrastructure was reportedly under attack. To some, this meant the end; to others, it was just a morning without music in the background. But the outage felt strangely universal...
More people are going freelance than ever before. With the rise of the internet and increasing acceptance of portfolio careers and flexible working hours, self-employment is becoming a common option. This is especially true for those working in creative professions. If you can make the freelancing l...
SHANGHAI: Several Chinese iPhone users have claimed that their handsets caught fire or exploded, according to a Shanghai consumer watchdog which called on tech giant Apple to address the complaints. Fresh on the heels of Samsung’s worldwide Galaxy Note 7 safety fiasco, the state-run Shanghai Consu...
Extra, Extra, read all about it with these great Android apps. Keeping informed on the go is one of the many things that our smartphones are incredible tools for. During the everyday hustle and bustle it's easy to ignore the world around you, but the news is everywhere. Including on your phone. Andr...
APPLE EMERGED AS a guardian of user privacy this year after fighting FBI demands to help crack into San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone. The company has gone to great lengths to secure customer data in recent years, by implementing better encryption for all phones and...
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It’s been half a decade since the co-founder of Avaaz, Eli Pariser, first coined the phrase “filter bubble,” but his prophetic TED Talk — and his concerns and warnings — are even more applicable now than they were then. In an era of fake news, curated content, personalized experi...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just offered up a behind-the-scenes look at some seriously cool tech that his company is developing for its various platforms. The social network’s founder took to Facebook Live to play around with some of the prototypes and updates built by the firm’s...
The rumor mill surrounding the Galaxy S8 is in full production mode at the moment, with anonymous sources from all corners of the web revealing potential features and design elements long before Samsung is ready to reveal the phone in earnest. The latest comes from Fone Arena, which report...
Social media is becoming an increasingly viable hiring tool for major companies. LinkedIn may be the most obvious digital platform for job seekers, but Twitter is beginning to make a name for itself as a recruitment resource as well. Earlier this year, Twitter and ...
Innovation is necessary in the fight toward social progress. Socially conscious inventions have a crucial impact on the world at large, but they often make the biggest difference for vulnerable communities.   For people facing inequality around the globe — like those living in pove...
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