Archive for Social media

How social media ruins your life

Jaron Lanier, Silicone Valley's ‘computer philosopher', explains why.

FB patents system that can use your phone’s mic to monitor TV habits

System would allow Facebook to identify what adults and children are watching based on ambient noise. Published in The Guardian on June 29, 2018.

A modern dating horror story

You would not like to find yourself in this chilling reality, would you now?

Everyone is distracted… all of the time

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 [...]

Move over, Facebook

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

Facebook negatively affects mood and well-being

Dr. Mercola, always on the forefront about improving health and well-being, writes about the results of a Danish study on the impact of exposing oneself to FB. Published in Wake [...]

Facebook ‘affects your brain like doing cocaine’

...states Professor Ofir Turel of California State University, Fullerton, USA. Rob Waugh reports in on February 16, 2016

Facebook and Humanity’s Connection with Reality

Facebook's 'teleporter' technology is the final nail in the coffin, says L.J. Devon at Natural News, USA, on November 9, 2015.

Real Minority Report?

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 [...]

How Does Facebook Make its Money?

Ever wondered how the financial side of Facebook works? Here some answers:

Facebook: Virtual Identity Suicide

Article in the Daily Mail

Facebook and Twitter Feed Anxiety

A study by Salford Business School at the University of Salford showed social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter feed anxiety.

Bronze Age Facebook

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 [...]

Osho Tops Facebook and Twitter Among Indian Gurus

Among Indian gurus, Osho tops the list by far in Facebook and Twitter (he is 5 times more popular than the other gurus!)

Do You Have Your Real Face On Facebook?

Kul Bhushan provokes us with questions like: "Do You Have Your Real Face On Facebook? What is your real face?"