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All Twitter’s Changes Since Elon Musk Took Ownership

Some of us are born beautiful, some of us are born rich, and some of us are born lucky enough to not give a half of a rat about social media or rich people. If you’d like to know what’s up with Twitter since Elon “not the antichrist” Musk bought…

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Are App Icons Giving Us Cognitive Overload As They Fight For Our Attention?

Recently Instacart, ScrabbleGo, and Google’s apps such as Gmail and YouTube underwent disruptive redesigning. Curiously, the redesigned apps featured saturated, color-clashing designs. While updating, upgrading, and redesigning apps help to improve and give them a competitive edge in the fast-changing world of technology to avoid falling behind, in some instances…

You can sell on social media by turning followers into buying customers
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How To Sell on Social Media by Turning Followers Into Customers

Social media has become an important component of digital marketing for any brand with a successful marketing strategy. Though social platforms started out as fun places to hang out with friends, family, and colleagues, they have evolved to become some of the best mediums for building a reputation and boosting…

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Google Webpage Ranking: Do Sentiments Help?

There has been a never-ending controversy on whether sentiments have any influence on how Google ranks webpages. By “sentiment” we mean either whether the tone of the page is generally positive or negative with respect to the content. The controversy is reinforced by some SEO experts observing that pages with…

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Gmail’s Spam Problem and What You Can Do About It

Google’s Gmail has been hailed as one of the best free email services around the world. Gmail has great security features, including 2-step authentication that provides industry-standard protection against hackers. In addition, it has robust spam filters, which will send all your bad incoming mail to the spam folder.

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Cool Photo Editing Apps That Makes Your Phone Pictures Standout

While phone cameras are getting better all the time, too often, they rarely do justice to the pictures we take. This means that in spite of packing a phone with a high-resolution camera, you could still be churning out images you are not proud of. To remedy this situation, you…

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How to Know If You Are Interacting With a Bot

It is no secret that messaging platforms have a bot problem. While some of these programs will tell you upfront that you are interacting with a chatbot, others will try to fool you into thinking you are talking with a fellow human being. While bots have become highly popular in…

Is It Possible to Delete Yourself From The Internet?
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Is It Possible to Delete Yourself From The Internet?

In our interconnected world, almost everyone knows something about everyone else. So, if you want to find out what a particular celeb was wearing, what places they frequent, or any of their recent scandals, a basic search online is likely to get the desired results. Easy-peasy, right? Welcome to the…

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How to Live Life Online When You Have To

Crises have a way of shaping our lives in ways we can barely fathom. Around this time last year, people were rushing around in the normal hustle-and-bustle of daily life. Then came a virus that stopped the world in its tracks. Suddenly, the life depicted in sci-fi movies showing the…

Twitter Allows Employees to Work from Home Indefinitely
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Twitter Allows Employees to Work from Home Indefinitely

On Tuesday, May 12, Twitter announced that it was allowing its employees to work from home indefinitely if they wished in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an email sent to Twitter employees, the company’s CEO, Jack Dorsey explained that they were free to work from home permanently even…

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How to Protect Your Digital Footprint from Prying Relatives and Friends

Whenever you sit down at your computer or grab your phone to chat with friends, search the internet, watch videos on YouTube, order something online, log in to websites, post, or comment on social media, you leave a trail of your activities. This trail is commonly known as a digital…

Judge Rejects Twitter Lawsuit to be Allowed to Reveal Government Surveillance Requests
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Judge Rejects Twitter Lawsuit to be Allowed to Reveal Government Surveillance Requests (Includes Full Text of Order)

The Court has rejected Twitter’s request that they be allowed to share general information about secret government demands (NSLs) for info on their users.

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What You Need to Know about Twitter’s New Terms of Service and Shadow Banning, and Rights to Your Content

You will either be receiving or have recently received an email from Twitter about the “Updates to their Terms of Service and Privacy Policy”. Shadow banning (or ‘shadowbanning’) is included, plus they get to use anything you post however they want.

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Memes Shared on Twitter Infected with Malicious Code

Memes. They’re cute. They’re funny. And they’re infected. That’s what researchers are saying about memes posted on Twitter from a particular account. The memes had commands embedded in their code, so that to look at the meme it looked normal, but when a computer infected with the particular malware encountered the meme, it would read the command and then execute it.

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Full Text of Daniel Kammen’s Letter of Resignation to President Trump Spelling Out ‘IMPEACH’ with the First Letter of Each Paragraph

Professor Daniel Kammen, up until today the State Department’s ‘Science Envoy’, has served in various Federal agency roles for over 20 years, since 1996. Today the UC Berkeley Professor of Energy, and Director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab (RAEL), sent President Trump a letter of resignation in which the first letter of each paragraph spells out “IMPEACH”. Here is the full text of that letter, which Professor Kammen posted on Twitter.