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How to cure and/or avoid social media burnout

How to Cure and/or Avoid Social Media Burnout

If you find yourself spending countless minutes perusing Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram, Tumblr, Qzone, WeChat, or any of the countless other social media platforms, you’re definitely not alone. Which is probably one of the main reasons you’re on there to begin with, to chat and interact with friends, family, and new acquaintances. These…

Online job ideas for students and entrepreneurs

Online Job Ideas for Students and Entrepreneurs

Having the ability to make money online gives entrepreneurs the freedom to set their own schedules and be creative. You can also be able to work from anywhere in the world. This idea sounds great to some people. In today’s digital world, this is more possible than ever before. However, many entrepreneurs have trouble with…

Instagram changes algorithm and the internet goes bonkers

Instagram Changes Algorithm and the Internet Goes Bonkers

If you’ve been on Instagram lately, you may have noticed that your feed isn’t in reverse chronological order anymore. You’ll find posts from 43 minutes ago at the top and posts from 5 minutes ago down below and wonder what is going on and why. There’s a few changes going on. Instagram is bringing a…

Why you shouldn’t abandon facebook entirely

Why You Shouldn’t Abandon Facebook Entirely

It might be easy to assume that Facebook is going to go the way of My Space. After all, the Times reports that more than 11 million young people have abandoned Facebook and will not be returning. The appearance of Ello on the social media scene has caused further concern for business owners who think…

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…

Facebook accidentally releases snapchat-esque app

Facebook Accidentally Releases Snapchat-esque App

Somehow, Facebook, the social media giant, managed to accidentally release a new, not yet fully developed app. Monday afternoon, their new sharing app, Slingshot, appeared in the Google Play store as if available for purchase. Once the company realized their mistake the app was removed, within a few short hours. The company has yet to…

Facebook users protest “eavesdropping” feature

Facebook Users Protest “Eavesdropping” Feature

Facebook announced the development of a new feature that has its users up in arms. The powerhouse social media company is suggesting a new tool that will access the microphones on users’ devices, and pickup sound waves nearby. It will then automatically add an update onto the end of a status, such as a song…

How social media has changed the world

How Social Media Has Changed The World

While historians of old divided history into before Christ and after Christ, one day future historians might be justified in dividing history into before Facebook (BFB) and after Facebook (AFB, or some weird Latin that means the same thing). Love it or hate it, social media has changed every aspect of our lives, from our…

5 types of twitter accounts to avoid

5 Types of Twitter Accounts to Avoid

If you’re as obsessed with your stunted follower count as I am, you have the unfortunate tendency to immediately follow back anyone that deigns to acknowledge your humble little account to ensure that they won’t unfollow you. I learned the hard way that sometimes it would be better to block an account than follow it…

Why i’m switching from facebook to google+

Why I’m Switching From Facebook to Google+

  Social media has changed. Take Facebook, for instance. Ever since it announced its amended policy, it’s been restricting how many people see our posts. It propably means nothing to the general public (woots! No more Facebook ranting statuses!) but this is a disaster for business owners and bloggers. These people rely heavily on the…