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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...

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...

Contrary to common belief, the majority of social media challenges remain confined to online...

Among young people associated with gangs on Chicago’s South Side, online confrontations don’t typically escalate to in-person violence and can even deter it, research finds. The menacing photos that Tevin,...

Facebook and Instagram will allow your friends to send messages to Whatsapp without having...

Until now, the applications belonging to Mark Zuckerberg's company - Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp - have worked separately. However, the executive director of Facebook has confirmed that he intends...

Facebook Secret Crush: a private list of people you want to be “more than...

Facebook continues to add services focused on relationships and matchmaking within its social network. Secret Crush is an add-on that adds possibilities to the Facebook Dating dating section, which...

Deceased people will outnumber living ones on Facebook in 50 years. Is it time...

Deceased people may outnumber living ones as Facebook account holders within half a century, something that could have serious implications for how digital heritage is addressed in the future. This...

Facebook and Twitter close accounts of terrorist group New IRA

Facebook and Twitter have removed accounts from the political group Saoradh for its alleged relationship with the terrorist group Nuevo IRA, responsible for the death of journalist Lyra McKee...

Facebook will stop alerting you of the birthdays of friends who have died

It is one of the most useful things for many of the Facebook users: the social network reminds you of your friends' birthdays saves you on many occasions and...

Twitter limits the number of accounts we can follow in one day to 400

Twitter has reduced from 1,000 to 400 the number of accounts a user can follow throughout a day. And no, it's not a whimsical choice. What those responsible for...
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What years of playing football do to brain’s white matter

Scientists have discovered a link between dementia, white matter in the brain, and the neurodegenerative disease CTE in former American football players. When it comes...
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Do our electronic devices make it tougher to grasp science?

Excessive interaction with electronic devices may be related to weaker activity in areas of the brain that are key to understanding scientific texts, say...
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How can businesses benefit from translation and interpretation services?

Interpreters and translators play a significant role in the realm of global business. They enhance communication by conveying information correctly and accurately from one...
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WhatsApp works on a boomerang style tool such as Instagram’s

One of the advantages of owning several mobile applications is that if a function succeeds in one of them, you can apply it to...
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Upgrade your move: The best apps to help with house moving

Who says house moving has to be unbearable? While house moving in itself needs a lot of time and effort - especially during the...
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Team cracks mystery of Dead Sea summer ‘snow’

New research may solve the mystery behind the the Dead Sea’s salt crystal “snowfall.” It’s summertime at the Dead Sea, and for locals and visitors...
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Quicker method to track outbreaks from poo in the pool

Whole genome sequencing technology may give scientists and health care workers a powerful weapon in tracking—and possibly controlling—outbreaks of serious diseases, researchers say. In a...

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