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Social media

Justin Rosenstein

Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention. Published in The Guardian on October 6, 2017.

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Deidre Macken points out why Facebook’s business model turns users to Instagram, Snapchat; published in The Australian on July 1, 2017.

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You might have seen the movie with Tom Cruise. Meanwhile Hitachi unveils technology that predicts crimes before they happen. The system (PCA) uses real-time social media and internet data feeds to make calculations.

Discovery News reports about a Bronze Age version of Facebook that has emerged from granite rocks in Russia and northern Sweden: A thousands-of-years-old timeline filled with an archaic version of the Facebook “like.”