Tag: technology

Adam Ostrow: After your final status update

Adam Ostrow: After your final status update

By the end of this year, there’ll be nearly a billion people on this planet that actively use social networking sites. The one thing that all of them have in common is that they’re going to die. While that might be a somewhat morbid thought, I think it has some really profound implications that are …

Inside Facebook’s race to separate news from junk

Inside Facebook’s race to separate news from junk

JUDY WOODRUFF: Facebook is under pressure to crack down on false news, fake accounts and inflammatory content that can be manipulated to influence the public. This week, the social media giant announced that it deleted 865 million posts in the first three months of this year. Most of it was spam. The company also quickly …

The real danger of internet addiction.

The real danger of internet addiction.

Hi! I’m Dave from Boyinaband. A while ago I made a Facebook post, in which I asked people to send over research for a topic they considered important. I was looking through the responses, until one of them made me double-take because I didn’t think the research was real at first. It pointed me towards …