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The one thing Instagram bloggers are doing to beat the algorithm

Is this the answer to increased engagement?<p>When Instagram introduced a new algorithm last July, people were <i>pissed</i>. Users were complaining about the lack of new content on their feed, photos they *actually* wanted to see not appearing on their timelines and, arguably the most important bit, a big …

Why Laziness May Be Contagious

How hard people work to achieve a goal has a lot to do with their personality. But according to a new study, it also has to do with the personalities …

Psychology
Sequels
Internet
Fake News

The new algorithms enabling Facebook’s data fixation

Two billion photos find their way onto Facebook’s family of apps every single day and the company is racing to understand them and their moving …

Facebook’s algorithm isn’t surfacing one-third of our posts. And it’s getting worse

<i>Editor's note: This article was previously published on Medium.com. It is being republished here with the author's permission.</i><p>Starting in January of …

Social Media
SEO

Computers Are Making Decisions for Us, and Not Always Good Ones.

Great Power<p>Algorithms are powerful tools. With these mathematical instructions for solving problems or completing tasks, you can receive potential …

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning

Understanding the Instagram Algorithm: 7 Key Factors and Why the Algorithm is Great for Marketers

The Instagram algorithm, just like the Facebook News Feed algorithm, is so mysterious yet ingenious and brilliant in showing the best content to the …

Google Changing Search Algorithms: Everything You Need to Know

In a bid to fight fake news and low-quality content, Google is updating its search algorithms. In addition to making improvements to search ranking, …

Machine Learning

THE BEADY EYE SAYS: COMPUTER ALGORITHMS THAT ARE FILTERING CONTENT ARE STARTING TO ISOLATE US FROM ONE ANOTHER.

( A five-minute read)<p>We all know or at least we should all be aware that our world is becoming less and less transparent thanks to what we call …

Facebook's Creepy New Algorithm Knows How You Feel, Literally

At this point in the social media game, you’ve likely noticed the creepiness of digital ads on sites like Facebook and Twitter. Every time you talk …

Algorithms

Algorithms are designed to make our lives easier. The problem is, they're designed by us.

When Netflix recommends you watch “Grace and Frankie” after you’ve finished “Love,” an algorithm decided that would be the next logical thing for you …

Vanilla Black: The top vegetarian chef who has banned quiche and pasta bake from his restaurant

Chef Andrew Dargue doesn’t have the conventional “turning vegetarian story” involving an epiphany about baby lambs and the environment. And his …

Sweet Corn

Tofu Burger Recipe

Tofu

From lab-grown steaks to plant-based blood, science is taking the animal out of meat

<b>Agriculture has come a long way in the past century. We produce more food than ever before — but our current model is unsustainable, and as the</b> …

Agriculture

The Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes You Could Ask For

Zucchini is a versatile veggie. It can be turned into taco shells, you can use it as a healthy alternative to pizza crust, and perhaps best of all, you can easily spiralize this green summertime squash and turn it into a plate of zucchini noodles, also known as zoodles.<p>Zoodles are one of the …

Healthy Eating

Welcome to the First Avocado-Only Cafe in the World

Avocado-lovers, rejoice! There's now a cafe that exclusively serves avocado-based dishes. Avocaderia is the newest addition to NYC healthy foodie scene, and its creations are out of this world. Hannah took us behind the counter the week that Avocaderia opened. Try not to drool over the green …

30-Minute Thai Green Curry with Avocado

Prepare the rice according to package instructions (note: to speed up the rice cooking process, either choose a rice that cooks quickly, such as …

Curries

In the Fight to Fix the Climate, Less (Meat) is More - One Green Planet

Donald Trump and EPA Director Scott Pruitt do not believe in climate change. This puts them at odds with most Americans. With the federal government …

Green Living

Weekday dinners you can actually make in 30 minutes

Ad feature<p><b>Imagine it’s 5.45pm, the end of your working day is here and you’re nearly out of the door on your way home. And if you’re anything like</b> …

This Veggie-Packed Smoothie Tastes Like Chocolate

If you're trying to up your veggie intake, a great way to do so is to squeeze in a few at breakfast. That way you're starting your day on a …

Healthy Eating

The Simple Breakfast Game-Plan

Breakfast

Easy brunch recipes for a gluten-free, vegan Easter | NOLA.com

Hosting an Easter brunch doesn't have to be stressful - even one that satisfies the seemingly ever-growing array of nutritional preferences, requests …

Food

10 Vegan Dinner Recipes for an Easy Weeknight Meal

These dishes are so simple and delicious, even non-vegans won't be able to resist getting seconds.<p>Mustering the strength to cook dinner during the …

Easter 2017: accidentally vegan Easter eggs

Living a vegan lifestyle doesn’t have to mean you miss out on treats this Easter.<p>In fact, you don’t even need to get your friends and family on the …

8 Vegan Brunches That Prove the Meal Isn't All About Eggs

Brunch may be synonymous with eggs, bacon, and buttery hollandaise sauce, but sometimes it’s nice to enjoy a brunch<p>entrée that doesn’t make you want …

Breakfast