What Facebook did pales in comparison to what Madison Avenue and the marketing departments of corporations from Amazon to Zales do every day of the week, during the weekends, and especially during holidays.
In the wake of the National Speakers Association announcement at its annual convention a few days ago that it was renaming the organization "Platform,...
Having a choice of a million apps is a good thing. But many app developers may not have considered the seriousness or risk of a data breach. When it comes to your kids, shouldn't you?
With so many brands vying for attention, the media and the marketplace are chock full of messages trying to convince us to buy, believe, support or join.
It is not clear that Facebook broke the law -- the regulations apply technically to federal-funded research, but have been universally adopted by researchers as the standard. Facebook should agree to follow these guidelines as well.
Whenever I hear an American Jew like myself lament the killings of innocent Israelis, especially in occupied territories, I want to tell them this story. I want to say to Hal and all of my other "cousins," you want to stop the hatred? Well, start with yourself.
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If you’ve ever seen a movie where the bad guys are using ongoing, invasive hacking to spy on their “enemy,” you have some familiarity with an ad...
Emotional contagion is not always bad. But when it seeks to generate anger merely to criticize, condemn, and push ends for which no compromise is sought and no valid claims of others are acceptable, it propagates hate and despair
My life became about crafting 140 characters, where it used to be about crafting hundreds of words.
Facebook is doing everything it can to rebuild another you, faster, stronger, more perfect, and more capable of maximizing the profit it hopes to extract with advertisers. Sound farfetched? Not when you throw in the opening an English investigation as to whether Facebook violated data protection laws with its actions.
In my college classroom I often ask students about their technology habits and, to my surprise, I repeatedly find that this "tech generation" is not as active as we have come to believe.
Worried about finding a job after you graduate from college? Worried about paying off your debts? It gets uglier: New college grads need to think about their identities being stolen. One-third of identity theft complaints come from young adults.
I wish I could tell you it is this easy. It's not; but, here are critical benchmarks you should be aware of to create meaningful content.
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It's not hard to demonize Facebook for their actions, but this problem is the same with every major company on the Internet today. The current relationship between consumers and Internet companies is unsustainable.