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Tuesday, January 28 2020

17 People Who Changed the Internet

In the late 1970s, Jobs, with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, created one of the first commercially successful personal computers. In the early 1980s, Jobs was among the first to...

Facebook may be trying to coax creators away from YouTube — Quartz

Facebook might be messing with YouTube’s livelihood. The social network launched a video platform last summer called Facebook Watch that was meant to be a hub for longer-form, TV-like programming,...

Is social media bad for you?

With social media playing such a big part in our lives, could we be sacrificing our mental health and well-being as well as our time? What does the evidence...

Strange social norms from around the world

But what is normal in your country may not be in others, and vice-versa.So we invite you to check out this gallery where we will explain some things which...

This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

Consider choosing what DNS service you use. Don’t worry, it’s easier than it sounds. There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your...

How the internet is clogging up city streets

Traffic in New York is slowing down. Jams are endemic in Manhattan, especially in its business districts. Daytime traffic in the busiest areas now moves almost 20% more slowly...

Information Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look Want to freak yourself out? I’m going...

The man with 16 million fans

Yemeni influencer Hashem Al-Ghaili has created a massive online following by spreading his love of science with followers around the world.   READ MORE HERE  

Twitter tells 677,775 tweeters they were duped by Russian election trolls

TWITTER HAS REVEALED that 677,775 users were duped into following more than 50,000 automated profiles it believes were used by Russians to influence the 2016 US presidential elections.  

How to tame the tech titans – Competition in the digital age

The dominance of Google, Facebook and Amazon is bad for consumers and competition. NOT long ago, being the boss of a big Western tech firm was a dream job. As...