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12 Simple Food Swaps That Make Healthy Eating Easy

We've said it before and we'll say it again: Reexamining your diet and eating healthier doesn't mean you have to give up your favorite foods.<p>Instead of relinquishing your beloved, buttery mashed potatoes, replace the spuds with mashed cauliflower and get the same creamy texture you crave for a …

Healthy Eating

9 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get free for a limited time

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free was one of the best lists we’ve published in a while, and a few of them are still free …

Erin McKean: Go ahead, make up new words!

The year in ideas: TED Talks of 2014

The power of believing that you can improve | Carol Dweck

A mile wide, an inch deep

I was recently quoted as saying, “I don’t give a shit” if Instagram has more users than Twitter. If you read the article you’ll note there’s a big …

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Research

What Teens Really Think about YouTube, Google+, Reddit and Other Social Media

Written by an actual teen<p>Based on the unexpected response to my original post, I’ve decided to discuss some of the social networks that I left out of …

Social Media

Someone Claiming to Be ISIS Says They Hacked CENTCOM, Leaks Docs Online

U.S. Central Command's Twitter and YouTube accounts just lit up in a bad way. It looks like somebody who's claiming to be an ISIS affiliate called …

A Teenager’s View on Social Media

Written by an actual teen<p><b>I read technology</b> articles quite often and see plenty of authors attempt to dissect or describe the teenage audience, …

Social Media

10 Tech Trends That Will Change Content Creation — The Content Strategist

Rapid changes in the digital ecosystem can catch even the most tech-savvy content creator off guard. Luckily, Webbmedia Group CEO Amy Webb presented …

7 Qualities That Will Get You Hired

Different roles require different skills and attributes. But the best people we hire at WPP tend to have some very important characteristics in …

Self-improvement

Inside the NY Times’ audience development strategy

It was the fall of 2014, and Alexandra MacCallum was filling out her new audience development staff as The New York Times’ newly appointed assistant …

Journalism

Top 10 Multi-Platform Social Networking Websites & Forums - December 2014

<b>Note:</b> The <b>Experian Marketing Services</b> data featured is based on US market share of visits as defined by the IAB, which is the percentage of online …

Top 10

Marketing trends in the age of continuous partial attention

<b>The growing prominence of mobile and online shopping has challenged marketers to refine and tailor how they target the 'always on' consumer.</b><p>Retail …

Marketing

Here’s how a real teenager uses, and doesn’t use, social media

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: 1000 Words/Shutterstock<p>There’s a whole category of social-science fallacy that revolves around extrapolating from one …

Snapchat Is Asking Brands for $750,000 to Advertise and Won’t Budge

Snapchat is asking brands for $750,000 a day for its new ads, according to multiple industry sources who have heard the pitch, and some say that's …

Advertising

Report: After Citizens United, Outside Spending Doubles

A large amount of cash in U.S. dollar currency is displayed at an undisclosed location in Mexico City. Photo released by Mexico's Attorney General's …

Conscience

How Credible is Al Qaeda's Claim It Planned the Charlie Hebdo Attack?

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters guard a checkpoint on the way to Azzan in Yemen.<p>Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen released a video on Wednesday …

The NSA's mass and indiscriminate spying on Brazilians

As it does in many non-adversarial countries, the surveillance agency is bulk collecting the communications of millions of citizens of Brazil<p>I've written an article on NSA surveillance for the front page of the Sunday edition of O Globo, the large Brazilian newspaper based in Rio de Janeiro. The …

NSA leaks: UK blocks crucial espionage talks between US and Europe

First talks to soothe transatlantic tensions to be restricted to data privacy and Prism programme after Britain and Sweden's veto<p>Britain has blocked the first crucial talks on intelligence and espionage between European officials and their American counterparts since the NSA surveillance scandal …

Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

• Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism • Outlook.com encryption unlocked even before official launch • Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls • Company says it is legally compelled to comply<p>Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services …

Edward Snowden accuses US of illegal, aggressive campaign

Whistleblower uses first public appearance since surveillance leaks to defend decision and praise states that offered asylum<p>The American whistleblower Edward Snowden has accused the US of waging a campaign of "historically disproportionate aggression" against him during an extraordinary meeting …

Secret court lets NSA extend its trawl of Verizon customers' phone records

Latest revelation an indication of how Obama administration has opened up hidden world of mass communications surveillance<p>The National Security Agency has been allowed to extend its dragnet of the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon through a court order issued by the secret …

Edward Snowden's father says FBI asked him to fly to Moscow

Lon Snowden says his son will be 'treated horribly' if he returns to US and in his place he would stay in Russia<p>The father of the whistleblower Edward Snowden has said the FBI tried to persuade him to fly to Moscow so that he could encourage his son to return to the United States.<p>"I said: 'I want …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records • $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products • Security experts say programs 'undermine the fabric of the internet'<p>• Q&A: submit your questions for our privacy …

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media

Pulitzer Prize winner explains how to fix journalism, saying press should 'fire 90% of editors and promote ones you can't control'<p>Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the …

Lou Reed's widow breaks silence with obituary in local newspaper

Laurie Anderson wrote an East Hampton Star obituary describing Reed's final days before his death Sunday of liver disease<p>Lou Reed’s widow Laurie Anderson spoke publicly about her husband’s death for the first time in a local newspaper obituary on Thursday.<p>Anderson wrote an obituary for Long Island, …