Active social media users are self-segregated and polarized in news consumption. By making so much information so accessible, social media has drastically changed the way we consume information and form opinions in the modern era. The danger, however, is that social media creates an “echo chamber...
Intriguing research shows that an active sex life extends longevity You’re probably familiar with the standard prescription for longevity: Don't smoke. Exercise daily. Eat a low-fat, low-calorie diet. Get at least seven hours of sleep a night. Don’t abuse alcohol or othe...
Netflix is still the reigning champion of streaming entertainment, and we will always credit the media giant as transforming home-viewing. Even if Blockbuster stores still stood in every neighborhood, no one would bother to drive to one. But as liberating as Netflix is, people still get frustrated ...
Whatever you think you know about happiness, think again. I spend my days thinking about all aspects of how to be happier – it’s my job! – and yet I find it really easy to get lost in the worries and stresses that fill my life. The other day I heard a really insightful and inspiring TED Talk t...
Women and children queue up under the scorching heat of the midday sun, distaste and frustration piling up around them as they hope to replenish those empty buckets with proper drinking water at the local handpump. The village is not without its own water supply, mind you, but the muddy, polluted wa...
© Provided by Business Insider Inc mark zuckerberg and reed hastings Since 2011, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has sat on Facebook’s board, and as Facebook’s plans to fund TV-style shows take form, many are naturally curious what ideas Hastings shares with Mark Zuckerberg — and whether Netflix ...
YouTube User Stats From Brandcast 2017: 3 Trends in Video Viewing Behavior......
Snapchat Stories kicked off a new trend for listing friends that have viewed your updates / Getty LinkedIn is probably the most generous social network of them all for online lurkers Lots of us would love to know which of our friends and connections are secretly looking at our social media upda...
FACEBOOK and Snapchat are some of the worst apps for sucking you monthly data packages dry. However, these top tips can save you from running out of mobile internet access. With most mobile operators not offering unlimited packages, it's easy to find yourself without access to the internet on your s...
Facebook, with its tech cohorts Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft and Amazon, have huge pools of data about their users, which lend considerable network advantages over smaller players. Credit Noah Berger/Associated Press There is a growing drumbeat that the five leading tech behemoths have turned into dan...
Big ideas can come in small packages. Take TED Talks, the beloved lectures on technology, entertainment, and design. Some of the most insightful talks take up less than 10 minutes of the viewer's time. They're perfect for when you want to expand your horizons and still get to that thing you've ...
A SECRET document shows in scary detail how Facebook can exploit the insecurities of teenagers using the platform. FACEBOOK has come under fire over revelations it is targeting potentially vulnerable youths who “need a confidence boost” to facilitate predatory advertising practices. The allegati...
For consumers, it’s becoming easier and more affordable than ever to capture 360-degree video. Thanks to pocket-sized devices like Nikon’s KeyMission 360 and the upcoming second-generation of the Samsung Gear 360, a few hundred dollars will get you 4K, 360-degree video. Capturing ...
Tumblr is getting into video chatting today with a new app called Cabana. The app lets up to six people video chat at the same time, but with a twist: Cabana isn’t about just getting together to talk, it’s about getting together to watch YouTube videos. After joining a Cabana chat, anyone i...
Over a year since Google started public testing of a radical overhaul of YouTube's website, the company has made the new look official. The revamped design is the most substantial change to YouTube in years. Google said future features will arrive faster.   The Material Design version of YouTub...
Netflix is now an inseparable part of our culture, but few people know the secrets behind the cheerful red and white logo: purposeful deception, secret warehouses, and a foundation story based on lies. Secret, super-specific categories Opening Netflix is daunting — there are so many movies and TV ...
April was a relatively mellow month in the social media world. Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube were the only networks that rolled out new updates. Nevertheless, there were a few SEJ articles this month geared toward helping marketers make the most of their social media strategies. For example, which...
Facebook may have been around for more than a decade but there are still a few hints, tricks and tips many users may not know about still emerging today.From your secret Facebook inbox to taking a glimpse into the lives of strangers around the world; here are a fe...
Scheduled TV broadcasts? Pah, who needs them? We've got Netflix now and it's solved all our film and TV-loving problems. OK, not all of them. Actually, it's made a few of its own. But on the overall balance of things its still coming out winning. Despite how you currently spend your time, there's n...
Before you get all upset, I don’t mean delete your Facebook account entirely; just the Facebook app on your phone. I don’t think that Facebook is inherently evil. It’s a great way to keep up with the lives of family, friends, and colleagues, not to mention a fundamental tool in the marketing o...
Study after study attribute the increased number of households without a cable or satellite TV subscription at least in part to Netflix is a game-changer. You know it, I know it, and the pay TV industry certainly knows it. The cord cutting trend is accelerating and study after study attribute the in...
FACEBOOK FREEBIES: Social network is looking at ways to bring free internet to disaster zones FACEBOOK has announced plans to bring free internet to the masses with this new Wi-Fi-supplying helicopter. Facebook’s desire to bring internet, and its social network, to the world has just been taken up...
(Kathryn Minshew.TechCrunch/Flickr) Kathryn Minshew, cofounder and CEO of the career advice and job listings site The Muse, hadn't been looking to hire a head of marketing in 2012. Then she received a LinkedIn message from Elliot Bell that changed her mind. Bell was hired as the director o...
Facebook wants a direct line into your brain. As Recode reports, the company’s secretive R&D lab — known as Building 8 — is creating a “‘brain-computer speech-to-text interface,’ technology that’s supposed to translate your thoughts directly from your brain to a computer scree...
WHY IT MATTERS TO YOU Spaces sheds light on Facebook's vision of the future of social media, which involves interacting with your friends in a virtual environment. Facebook unveiled its new Spaces virtual reality platform at the F8 conference in San Jose, California, on Tuesday. The project aims to ...
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