Lori Talarico

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The 29 rules of social media – and which ones to break

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>How did you end up learning the unwritten rules for social media etiquette?<p>For me, it was a lot of watching and waiting, a bit of experimenting, and tons of trial and error. When I first started out on social media, I had just the most basic rules …

Your social media pages could be used in psychology experiments: study

While 689,000 Facebook users were horrified to learn they had unknowingly been part of a study in June, new research says social media has opened up …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

I am one of those people who will be unlikely to finish writing this paragraph without checking my Twitter account, staring out the window blankly, …

Mindfulness

A Picture-Sharing App That Lets You Experience the Life of a Total Stranger

It’s the stuff of schmaltz and bad screenplays, but nevertheless: Everyone, at one point or another, has wondered, “Is there anyone else out there …

Apps

Hacked

A few days ago <b>my daughter's Instagram account was hacked</b> and sold to a different owner in less than 15 minutes!<p>A year and half of her work was erased completely.<p>Crying, heartbroken screams on the verge of a nervous breakdown, an emotional roller coaster swept the whole household as we witnessed her …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Recipes

Pinterest, as All Social Networks Eventually Do, Starts to Flex Its Muscle

Pinterest is at a point where it is getting serious about making money. Anyone who threatens that is out.<p>It’s inevitable. At some point, every big social network decides it has had enough and throws up big walls to keep out those they view as moochers. Pinterest’s time is now.<p>The massive …

Snapchat is Experimenting with Localized Our Stories Feature

Snapchat’s ‘Our Stores’ feature is usually centered around an event like the World Cup or the Grammys. But, it looks like the app is experimenting with a localized version of the feature.<p>TechCrunch reports that the company has launched a Los Angeles version of the Our Stories called TGIF that …

Los Angeles

Senator Rand Paul made a fake Hillary Clinton Pinterest account for funsies

He's just a cyberbully teen at heart<p>Yesterday, when 2016 presidential hopeful Rand Paul could've been doing literally anything else, he decided to do something weird and embarrassing instead.<p>The senator (or, more likely, some poor disillusioned member of his team) created a fake Hillary Clinton …

Facebook still suspending Native Americans over 'real name' policy

Changes to Facebook’s “real name” policy have failed to stop users from being suspended from the site, leading activists to renew their push to have the tech giant change its policy.<p>Dana Lone Hill, a Native American, had her account reinstated last week after being asked to provide multiple forms …

Drugs, Guns, And Selfies: Gangs On Social Media

Can monitoring the social media activities of drug cartels and criminal gangs help disrupt their real-life networks?<p>Dr. Robert Muggah’s typical working day involves drugs, guns, and violence. At the SecDev Foundation in Canada and the Igarapé Institute in Rio de Janiero, his team monitors the …

New Fair Use Guide Helps Distinguish Between Copyright and Copywrong

Hoping to remedy pervasive and often crippling uncertainty among artists and art professionals over how and when to invoke fair use when dealing with …

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi

Rise Of The Micro-Tinders

Different strokes for different folks. But what about different apps? Tinder brought ruthless efficiency to online dating. Yet the same way people gravitate to distinct nightlife spots depending on their style, we’re seeing an explosion of niche dating apps all based on Tinder’s familiar swipes. No …