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12 Simple Food Swaps That Make Healthy Eating Easy

Genius: Use an avocado instead of mayonnaise for your tuna salad.<p>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 …

Mashed

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 …

Apps

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 …

Edison Research

The campus at Edison Research in Somerville, NJ just doubled in size to accommodate the company’s significant growth in election, consumer, and audio …

Edison Research

Click here to register for the Smart Audio Report Spring 2018 from NPR and Edison Research With more than 43M smart speaker owners in the U.S., …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

There’s a whole category of social-science fallacy that revolves around extrapolating from one or two cases, so we should be careful not to read too …

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 …

Report: After Citizens United, Outside Spending Doubles

Campaign spending by outside groups, such as super PACs, has more than doubled in the past five years — and most of it is coming from the super-rich, …

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

Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen released a video on Wednesday claiming responsibility for the deadly attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris last …

The NSA's mass and indiscriminate spying on Brazilians

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 article is headlined (translated) "US spied on millions of emails and calls of Brazilians", and I co-wrote it with Globo reporters Roberto Kaz …

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

Britain has blocked the first crucial talks on intelligence and espionage between European officials and their American counterparts since the NSA surveillance scandal erupted.<p>The talks, due to begin in Washington on Monday, will now be restricted to issues of data privacy and the NSA's Prism …

Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency to circumvent the company's own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the Guardian.<p>The files provided by Edward …

Edward Snowden accuses US of illegal, aggressive campaign

Edward Snowden,World news,NSA,US news,US national security,US foreign policy,Russia,Europe,Surveillance<p>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 …

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

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 court that oversees surveillance.<p>In an unprecedented move prompted by the Guardian's disclosure in June of the NSA's …

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

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 to be able to speak with my son … Can you set up communications?' and it was 'Well, we are not sure,'" Lon …

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

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

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

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 fundamental job of journalists which, he says, is to be an outsider.<p>It doesn't take much to fire up Hersh, the investigative …

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

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, New York’s East Hampton Star about Reed’s final days before he died of liver disease on 27 October, aged 71.<p>"Lou was a …