Yahoo News: Google this week rolled out an Internet service called Orkut, a challenge to the pioneering social networking site Friendster, after Friendster’s rejection late last year of Google’s offer to buy the site.
- Facebook and Google a menace to socie... — George Soros: Facebook and Google a menace to society | Business | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jan/25/george-soros-facebook-and-google-are-a-menace-to-society?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=262033&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Billionaire warns of ‘far-reaching adverse consequences’ for democracy and says social media companies’ ‘days are numbered’ [...]
- Social Media Is Making Us Dumber. Her... — Social Media Is Making Us Dumber. Here’s Exhibit A. – The New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/11/opinion/social-media-dumber-steven-pinker.html?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits&_r=1Steven Pinker is a liberal, Jewish professor. But social media convinced people that he’s a darling of the alt-right. It’s actually a worthwhile episode to unpack, because it highlights a disturbing, worsening tendency in social media in which tribal allegiances are replacing [...]
- Designing for VR: A Beginners Guide — Designing for VR: A Beginners Guide – Marvel Bloghttps://blog.marvelapp.com/designing-vr-beginners-guide/?ref=donvy.comThe VR age is rapidly approaching. When the world’s largest tech companies (Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple) are investing billions into the development of VR technologies, you know something big is on the horizon. Experts say that this VR revolution will be bigger than the advent of the [...]
- Study Finds Facebook was the Biggest ... — Study Finds Facebook was the Biggest Distributor of Fake News – Social Mediahttp://sea.pcmag.com/social-media/18896/news/study-finds-facebook-was-the-biggest-distributor-of-fake-newA recent study has found that Facebook was the biggest gateway for fake news in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. Share or not to share? SaveSave [...]
- Downsizing (2017) — Don’t let size ever fool ‘ya, this river runs deep… </donvy> Downsizing (2017) – IMDbhttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt1389072/Directed by Alexander Payne. With Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig. A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live [...]