Category Archives: Interesting

  1. Amazon moves causes Best Buy to lose $1 billion in market cap overnight

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    July 12, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Recode reports that Amazon has been hiring folks to provide in-home installations for electronics and smart home devices.  The operation …
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  2. News organizations ask Congress for authority to collectively bargain with Google, Facebook

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    July 11, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    The New Media Alliance represent almost 2,000 news organizations, primarily newspapers.  This week, the organization starting asking Congress for some …
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  3. Insights: Analyzing 105,000 Facebook pages for emoji’s

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    July 10, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Facebook places weight on reactions – those love, sad, angry, lol emoji’s – when determining what to put in your …
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  4. Man fined $4,000 for clicking the Like button of defamatory Facebook posts

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    June 15, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Here’s a twist.  A Swiss man has been fined roughly $4,000 bucks for clicking the Like button on Facebook.  Yup, …
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  5. New study links social media use to less gray matter in your brain

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    June 12, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Too much Facebook = less brain cells, according to a study in the medical journal Behavioral Brain Research. The researchers …
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  6. FTC cracks down on Zombie Cookies that track your online behavior even after you opt-out

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    May 11, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with Turn over its use of Supercookies (also called Zombie Cookies). The …
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  7. Would you rather pay for content or put up with advertising?

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    May 1, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    85% say give us ads. 75% say they would drastically reduce their online activities if they had to pay. In …
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