Sunday, April 21, 2019

Researchers find dozens of groups dedicated to scams in plain sight on Facebook

Talos, a team of cybersecurity researchers from Cisco, has published this Friday a report on dozens of scam groups it has been tracking over the last few months on...

Less politically engaged Twitter users avoid politics more and more

While partisan users form highly partisan social networks on Twitter, moderate users—or those less politically engaged—continue to avoid politics, potentially creating a void on social media. “We are not necessarily...

Selfies detract from the enjoyment of the experience

While other studies have focused on the emotions—often of pride and joy—that result when we see likes and comments on our Facebook or Instagram posts, a new study in...

Do you think your travel photos are anything special or do you #instatravel?

There is an epidemic of people trying to brag through social networks about everything good that supposedly happens in their life, as part of a search for acceptance, likes,...

If you leave Facebook you will be happier, or so the Stanford scientists say

A study by scientists at Stanford and the University of New York says that if we move away from the social network we will be happier. To reach this...

80 percent of fake news in Twitter came from “supersharers”

A very small number of users produced and consumed a massive amount of fake news during the 2016 election, according to a new report. Study coauthor Kenny Joseph, a computer...

Negative side of social media affects to our lives much more than the positive...

Positive interactions on social media are not making young adults feel more connected, whereas negative experiences increase the likelihood of them reporting loneliness, scientists with the University of Pittsburgh...

Youtube is not only a screen but a mirror as well

An amusing commercial shows someone having a bad day, and how that person's mood affects each person down the line, with more bad moods. This emotional "contagion" may be...

How much would you charge for disconnecting from Facebook?

Facebook users would require an average of more than $1,000 to deactivate their account for one year, according to new research. How valuable is Facebook to its users and how...

YouTube Rewind 2018 is already the most disliked video in history

Beat a record on your own platform sounds positive. The problem is when that record is for having the most dislikes video in history, something YouTube just got. Everything pointed...
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What’s going on in the Indian mobile market?

India has become the fastest growing smartphone market in the world, while China, on the other hand, has been stagnating, dragging with it Apple...

Whatsapp wants to prevent you from taking screenshots

Screenshots are one of the most used resources by smartphone users when they want to save any element they see on screen (photos, text,...

Help! My coworker complains all day!

Empathy is the affective participation of a person in the feelings of another person. That is to say, to be able to put yourself...

Check the availability of your username on more than 100 websites and social networks

Whether you're thinking of registering for the first time on social networks, thinking of changing your username, or preparing to launch a project, choosing...

Fortnite allows to caress dogs, dragons and other pets in its new version

The latest version of Fortnite allows you to interact with pets, which include not only dogs, but also dragons or chameleons. Specifically, the Epic Games...

Additional costs (not thought) of the opioid epidemic: $37B in tax revenue

The opioid epidemic may have cost state and federal governments in the United States up to $37.8 billion in lost tax revenue due to...

DNA test: a gynecologist inseminated 49 women without them knowing it

A DNA test has confirmed that Jan Karbaat, a doctor and former director of a sperm bank in the Netherlands who died in 2007,...

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