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More than half of the world’s population now has access to the Internet

According to the Internet Trends report by Bond Capital founder Mary Meeker, 51% of the world's population, or 3.8 billion people, now have access to the Internet. According to this...

Facebook announces its Libra crypto currency for use in WhatsApp and Messenger

Facebook and 27 other organizations formally announced on Tuesday the creation of a new crypto currency, Libra, which can be used for both transactions between individuals and purchases in...

Facebook cannot manage deepfakes?

Last month, Facebook did not want to remove from its platform somee obviously false videos of the president of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, but said it...

How to begin vlogging

Vlogging has grown significantly in popularity, and many so-called influencers have found it to be a useful tool to grow their following and build their communities. A vlog is...

The North Face clothing brand changes Wikipedia photos to include their products in the...

The clothing firm The North Face has been accused of computer vandalism after an advertising agency included several of its products in entries on some Brazilian mountains. Leo Burnett Tailor...

Lonely teens actually prefer face-to-face interactions to social media

New research finds that some teens, especially when they feel lonely, prefer face-to-face interactions to social media. The findings are encouraging given that 80 percent of teens say they constantly...

Why is it so difficult to create a Youtube viral ad?

Researchers from the University of Southern California, University of Houston, and Uber Technologies, Inc. published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing, which finds that in order to...

YouTube vetoes videos defending hate speech and supremacism

YouTube has decided on Wednesday to veto videos that defend hate speech and supremacism, according to the new update of its policies against these phenomena reported by the company...

Facebook closed last quarter 2.19 billion fake accounts

The social network Facebook has announced that last quarter closed 2,190 million false accounts, a record figure. This account closure comes at a time when the company has opted...

Homemade sunscreens recipes at Pinterest: sunburn guaranteed

Social media and other online tools have changed the way people seek and share health information. Recent consumer interest in natural, organic, and ethically-made personal care products has led...
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EA and Konami fight for the stars: ‘PES’ steals Juventus from ‘FIFA’.

Football is a sport, but today it is fundamentally a business. Football and money live a constant idyll. So those responsible for this sport do...

The best tools for a home woodworking shop

Setting up a home woodworking shop is a great way to continue this hobby.  However, to get the most out of your home woodworking...

Sea urchins aren’t just ‘bad guys’

Sea urchins play a more complex role in their ecosystems than previously believed, report researchers. Urchins have gotten a bad rap on the Pacific coast....

Why planting a flag on the moon was so hard

When Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted the United States flag on the moon 50 years ago on July 20, 1969,...

Quantum control with light paves way for ultra-fast computers

Terahertz light can control some of the essential quantum properties of superconducting states, report researchers. Jigang Wang patiently explains his latest discovery in quantum control...

Joshua trees facing extinction

They outlived mammoths and saber-toothed tigers. But without dramatic action to reduce climate change, new research shows Joshua trees won't survive much past this...

The impact of insurance fraud in the US

Lauded by some as a ‘victimless crime’, the impact of insurance fraud in the US tells us that, in reality, it is far from...

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