Some people fall in love at first sight. For me, it was first tweet.
Over time, my Timehop app and I have developed a passionate love/hate relationship. I love looking at everything I have posted to social media in the past, but I hate being reminded of how embarrassing I once was.
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There are hundreds of thousands of mobile apps out there for iOS and Android users but the reality is most people only ever use a handful regularly. So why are so many major apps literally tearing themselves apart, and forcing people to use two apps where one once sufficed?
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Humans are losing their humanity to the cloud, and there's no cure on the horizon. To solve this generational crisis, I beg you developers: Can someone please make an app for that?
Apple revealed some of the most exciting changes to iOS in years at WWDC recently. With an unprecedented number of possibilities of where apps could go, what is this going to all mean for the average user?
As a travel writer whose inbox is always jam-packed with profound and deeply moving press releases, it started me thinking. Wasn't it high time that the finest of these works earned the recognition they deserve?
Before, there was a push to connect everyone and globalize the world through the Internet and get people online. While technology has certainly been empowering in several ways, it has made us more distant by giving us a false sense of connection.
Imagine being able to walk into a room and your phone will, "Tell you about how you are connected to those people around you and how they [are] relevant to you."
The whole point of social media is to be, well, social. However, just as you would watch how you behave in person in the office or at a company event, you should do the same online.
In early December, FourSquare announced that the 4sq iOS 7.0 update removes private check-ins with all previous private check-ins to remain private.
The amount that we share online makes us more likely to feel like sharing widely is a normal thing, online and off. But the ease with which we publicize seemingly harmless bits of personal information online and off is often what scam artists rely upon when they go phishing.
Hardly a day goes by that you can't log into one of those services and see your "friends" talking about airport delays, creating their own vacation trip hashtags or Instagramming pictures of where they are -- thereby letting the world at large know where they aren't. And if adults can't resist, you know teenagers can't.
Whether in your home town, your place of work, house of worship or social network, we all bear the responsibility and possess the opportunity to bring some light to our environments and our world.
"Private data" on the Internet? Forget about it. How do you think a "free app" is free? Do you think the app providers are offering a public service to benefit humanity? Nope.