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May 5th, 2017 at 11:00 am

A New, More Rigorous Study Confirms: The More You Use Facebook, the Worse You Feel

The average Facebook user spends almost an hour on the site every day, according to data provided by the company last year. A Deloitte survey found that for many smartphone users, checking social media apps are the first thing they do in the morning – often before even getting out of bed. Of course, social interaction is a healthy and necessary part of human existence. Thousands of studies have concluded that most human beings thrive when they have strong, positive relationships with other human beings.
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November 6th, 2015 at 12:49 pm

Facebook has more than a billion users and 8 billion video views every day


Facebook has announced its third quarter numbers, with solid results across the board. Facebook’s monthly active user count (MAU) is now up to 1.55 billion users – up from 1.49b in the second quarter.

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September 3rd, 2015 at 11:53 am

How much are you worth to these tech giants?

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Internet tech companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, Yelp, and Twitter only exist because you, the user, patronize them. has broken down what one person using the services of these companies is worth to that company.

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August 5th, 2015 at 9:14 pm

Facebook’s plan to bring the world internet access with a solar-powered drone


Facebook has built an actual plane.  The 140-foot, solar-powered, unmanned Aquila will serve as a flying Internet hub that will provide Wi-Fi access to parts of the world where connectivity is lacking.   Continue Reading »

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July 17th, 2015 at 1:37 pm

5 charts that show social media’s growing influence on news consumption


Efforts to draw in readers and court publishers are paying off for Facebook and Twitter as their role in news consumption continues to rise.   Continue Reading »

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July 13th, 2015 at 8:26 pm

Zuckerberg: The next frontier for digital communications is telepathy


What futuristic technologies is Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg interested in, besides virtual reality, laser-toting satellites and artificial intelligence?  Oh, you know, telepathy.   Continue Reading »

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July 7th, 2015 at 3:26 pm

How artificial intelligence will show you the perfect facebook posts


Facebook’s three AI labs are working on a way to understand exactly what you share so it can serve that content to people with matching interests.   Continue Reading »

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June 29th, 2015 at 7:56 pm

The 5 trends that will change how social media is used in 2015


According to a recent Duke University study, social media spending at companies, currently represents 9% of marketing budgets, and that’s forecast to rise to nearly 25% within five years, but half of marketers interviewed said they couldn’t show what impact social media had on their business – at all.   Continue Reading »

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May 28th, 2015 at 12:57 pm

Facebook banking


Money, one of the most fundamental mediums that touch every person on the planet, is being changed by technology.  The demand for a globally accepted digital currency has been shown by the rise of Bitcoin.   Continue Reading »

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April 18th, 2015 at 7:12 pm

Millennials love Snapchat


This year in the US 95% of 18 to 24 year old internet users will log on to a social network via any device at least once per month.  Recent research by comScore Media Metrix shows, Snapchat usage skews heavily toward this group.   Continue Reading »

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