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Youngster Are Abandoning Facebook or Twitter for Good Reasons

The new generation who made the Social media giants; Facebook and Twitter popular are starting to quit using them. Now, when they are checking up the …

Social Media

Inside Facebook’s Decision to Blow Up the Like Button

Chris Cox wants to mess with Facebook’s secret sauce.<p>By Sarah Frier | January 27, 2016<p>Photographs by Adam Amengual<p>From<p>The most drastic change to …

Why you should log off Facebook and go to bed

Having trouble sleeping? Look no further than your social media addiction.<p>Frequent social media users are at a significantly higher risk of sleep …

Social Media

Never Share These 3 Things on Social Media

Because ID thieves love it when you do.<p>The digitalization of information and the popularity of social media may put consumer privacy at risk more now …

Parents Beware: Too Much Info on Social Media Embarrasses Kids

Humorist Dave Barry once wrote, “To an adolescent, there is nothing more embarrassing than a parent.” And that was before social media.<p>Experts …

The Internet of trash - The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

Digital technology has transformed the way we buy products. If you live in a metropolitan area, you can purchase almost anything you want and have it …

The Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2016

Gadgets, breakthroughs and ideas we think will define the state of the art in the year ahead<p>Entering 2016, the future never felt more within reach.<p>Science fiction will become science fact this year when you take virtual-reality vacations and your dishwasher reorders its own soap. Are you ready for …

Virtual Reality

The Top Three Online Security Menaces You Should Worry About In 2016

Smartphones and a profusion of connected gadgets will be prime hunting ground for hackers. And Apple products are not immune.<p>It’s hard to know what the future will bring–unless you’re talking about online security. “We rarely see things that just sort of appear out of nowhere,” says Ryan Olson, …

Facebook Reveals The Secrets Behind "M," Its Artificial Intelligence Bot

Facebook's David Marcus says M is already a lot more than just people pretending to be robots.<p>Someone sent a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte to my desk at work. Which was weird because I didn't ask for it. And even weirder because it came from some of the most sophisticated technology in the world: …

It's more than a resume — how to make the most of LinkedIn

LinkedIn may not be the most fun social network, but it's important. And while everyone has heard of it, I think it's underrated and underutilized. Here at #SoSocial, we like to treat all social media with dignity and respect, so let's talk about how you can make the most of your place on LinkedIn …

Welcome to hell: Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook and the slow death of the web

So let's talk about ad blocking.<p>You might think the conversation about ad blocking is about the user experience of news, but what we're really talking about is money and power in Silicon Valley. And titanic battles between large companies with lots of money and power tend to have a lot of …

Digital Advertising

Uber-nomics: Here's what it would cost Uber to pay its drivers as employees

When a California judge ruled earlier this month that a lawsuit brought by Uber drivers could go forward as class-action, it re-opened the biggest …

Google demands reform for 30-year-old U.S. data privacy act

Google and other tech industry players testified in Washington this week that the 30-year-old Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) needs and overhaul. The law, written in 1986, was meant to set warrant rules around government agencies’ access to personal data in the cloud.<p>Debate on the …

10 basics today’s journalists need

One week into college, my journalism professor gave a lecture on what journalists need to know—except he didn’t really explain anything. He just …

Journalism

Climate Experts issue wake-up call to Political leadership

Scientists call for knowledge sharing and research-based, community-driven Climate Change Adaptation<p>ISLAMABAD – At a time when several areas of …

Climate

Content blocking in iOS 9 is going to screw up way more than just ads

Earlier this week I wrote about the coming hellfire for those who make their money off advertising: content blocking in iOS 9.<p>Issues with ad blocking and publishers being starved of oxygen aside, there’s another big problem on the horizon: mass content blocking will also break important marketing …

Google Analytics

How The New York Times gets a 70 percent open rate on its newsletters

The New York Times has caught the newsletter fever. In the past year, it has launched a dozen of them — it now has a total of 33.<p>But with everyone …

Why it takes so long to achieve social media success

If you’re impatient, social media is probably the wrong marketing channel for you. Here’s a chart that illustrates why.This is data from the recent …

Social Media

Twitter has started deleting tweets that steal other people's jokes

Olga Lexell, a freelance writer from Los Angeles, spotted that one of her Twitter jokes was being reposted by other accounts without her permission. They didn't retweet her, instead they just copied and pasted her joke. Lexell decided to ask Twitter to take down the tweets, as they were her …

Social Media

The Rise of ‘Speed-Listening’

Books can be places for intellectual wandering. They can also be mined of precious information with ruthless efficiency.<p>It started, for Ashlee Vance, with an email. The author of a recent (and much-quoted) biography of the tech entrepreneur Elon Musk recently received a note from a reader, the CEO …

Automakers Tackle the Massive Security Challenges of Connected Vehicles

Automakers are developing one of the largest public key infrastructure security systems ever conceived, the heart of an effort to protect a new generation of networked vehicles that is expected to hit the mass market by the early 2020s.

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A huge security flaw has been discovered in Apple devices that could allow hackers to steal your passwords and data

In a newly-released paper , the research group explained how they tested a series of attacks that were able to bypass security checks, steal passwords, and even critical app data.<p>The vulnerability was discovered to exist on Apple devices including the iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers.<p>Due to the way …

Information Security

14 Must-Have Metrics for Digital Marketing: Conversion and Revenue

Last week, we began our discussion of 14 must-have metrics for digital marketing. We left off with those related to traffic generation. Today, we’ll …

Remembering Christopher Lee's influential role in Pakistan

British actor Christopher Lee, who died this week at the age of 93, frightened generations of kids and adults as Dracula.<p>Lee also played a Bond film villian and even an evil wizard in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.<p>But one role you may not know is Lee's cinematic turn as Muhammed Ali Jinnah — the …

Let’s End The Hypocrisy and Play Cricket with Pakistan Once Again

The on-again, off-again story of the next possible India-Pakistan cricket series is one of those vexing questions for which there seem to be only bad …

How China Could Become a Two-Ocean Power (Thanks to Pakistan)

In the last few months Pakistan’s Government has made a number of decisions that have drawn the country even further into China’s geostrategic orbit. …

Brief raid by India in far-off Myanmar has Pakistan fuming

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Indian army’s brief foray this week into Myanmar to hunt militants set alarm bells ringing in far-away Pakistan, Delhi’s arch-rival whom it blames for stoking a rebellion in the disputed region of Kashmir.<p>By suggesting the Myanmar incident could set a precedent …

Pakistan

Save The Children Expelled From Pakistan In Wake of Bin Laden Case

Pakistan has shut down global charity Save the Children's operations in the country and ordered all of its foreign employees to leave within 15 days.<p>"Save the Children International [has been] asked to wind-up its offices and operations in Pakistan forthwith," the government said in a letter dated …