According to Sam Fiorella of Huffington Post, it seems that the more we know about social media and its features, the more we realize how it is more of a forced groupthink forum than a place where we can have open
The San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) knows that almost half of last year’s robberies in the city involved smartphones. But it wants to go after the black market, rather than each thief, in an attempt to catch the culprits through middlemen who buy and resell stolen iPhones.
The Huffington Post reports that the SFPD has deployed undercover cops to act as middlemen of stolen smartphones to infiltrate the very lucrative black market of stolen iPhones.
According to the paper, smartphone …
Path, the private social networking site, announced that they have reached 10 million registered
Just recently, Facebook removed the feature called “posts by friends,” which let users see the posts that a user had about a certain Facebook page, or inside that
Everyone should be concerned about cybersecurity because everyone can be a victim of an attack.
Symantec, the makers of Norton Security products, has compiled this handy infographic that discusses seven cybersecurity myths that people should pay attention to.
Compiled from the latest Internet Security Threat Report, the infographic also provides tips on how to avoid cybersecurity threats.
For example, there is this popular myth that Macs do not get malware.
In case people are still unaware, …
More women than men own smartphones now in the U.K., a reversal of the status quo just three years ago.
According to the infographic by eDigitalResearch and IMRG, 58 percent of smartphone owners in the U.K. are women (42 percent – men). That figure is up from 37 percent in 2010 (63 percent – men).
As for age group, older people are also keen on adopting smartphones. Three years ago, only more than a third of smartphones were owned by people aged 45 to 74.
Fast forward three years and that …
Budweiser, with its new Buddy Cup, has come up with an easier way for people to make friends on Facebook over a drink.
The Buddy Cup was developed for a marketing campaign by the brewer in Brazil by ad agency Agencia Afria and creative outfit Bolha.
People who are drinking together, if they are not Facebook friends yet, can become Facebook friends by toasting using their Buddy Cup.
In the video description from the BudBrasilOfficial account, the firm says: “Budweiser Brazil just launched The …
According to a report by Social Bakers, social media monitoring companies, close to 400,000 Facebook users in Australia have left the site since December
How is social media used in Ireland?
This “Social Media: The Inside Scoop” infographic from eightytwenty discusses just that.
According to eightytwenty, the most popular social network in Ireland is Facebook (52 percent share of Irish internet users aged 15 and above). Next is YouTube with 35 percent followed by Twitter with 23 percent.
LinkedIn comes close to Twitter with 20 percent while Google and Instagram both have 15 percent and 9 percent.
When it comes to businesses, Facebook still …