How facebook controls your news

How Facebook Controls Your News

News articles have become a prominent part of the Facebook platform as the social media site pushes to keep its users on their site for needs beyond status updates. The “newsfeed” is now a hub for, well, actual news. An algorithm places news stories on your feed based on what Facebook thinks you like; the…

Google makes up 25% of internet traffic

Google Makes Up 25% Of Internet Traffic

During the past month, Google broke an internet record. A recent study by DeepField, an analytic firm, showed that Google accounts for about a quarter of all internet traffic in North America (and they grew fast: in 2010, they were only at 6%). At first, I found this quite unbelievable. But the facts prove it,…