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Grounding teens from social media doesn’t do much – and could hurt them, study finds

Teens forced off of social media lose more than social interaction, research shows. Photo / 123RF It all used to be so simple: Break the rules, get grounded and be forbidden from hanging out with your friends. These days, of course, social media makes anywhere a teen hangout, and parents looking to ground their kids might choose to cut off ... Read More »

5 Effective Ways That Businesses Can Use Social Media to Promote Their Products and Services

Social media is becoming a crucial part of every business. The advancing technology and busy schedules are driving people to do everything online. Therefore, any help that you offer your audience will help you gain visibility and demonstrate the commitment that your company has to delivering high-quality service. These tips will help you use social media wisely. Know your audience ... Read More »

Lawmakers should not pick and choose what education to fund

Washington state needs high quality preschool, excellent K-12 schools and a well funded higher education system. All three, not one of the above. Research shows that the benefits of early childhood education are crystal clear. Low-income students who participate in Washington’s state-supported early learning program enter kindergarten as ready to learn as their more affluent classmates. The benefits continue at ... Read More »

The power — and the impotence — of social media

United Airlines’ travails this week are certainly a sign of the power of social media. But other news shows the stark limit of that power: Friday was the third anniversary of the horror that launched #BringBackOurGirls, but the girls still aren’t back. In April 2014, Boko Haram terrorists abducted 276 Nigerian schoolgirls from the village of Chibok. Within the month, ... Read More »

ICYMI The story of Microsoft’s Solitaire and volleyball-blocking robots

Way back in 1988, Wes Cherry was a Microsoft intern and during his time at the company he created the biggest time waster the world has ever known: The Solitaire computer game. Cherry built the game out of boredom instead of being directed by his superiors. But he bosses — including CEO and founder Bill Gates — liked the game ... Read More »

Marketing Operations where technology and strategy meet

The current market is an exciting place for marketers. Marketing departments have more to play with than ever before when it comes to data, metrics and functional information about existing customers, prospects and more. Companies have more opportunities to hone and develop their strategies accurately with data making forecasting easier. ROI is what every marketing move is designed to achieve. ... Read More »

How Artificial Intelligence and Search Engines Work Hand in Hand

Artificial intelligence (AI) has influenced the search engines optimization industries to a great extent. It’s most widely used in almost every field but least understood my most people. Al is constantly evolving system trained by a lot of data, like content, links, trust, user behavior, and others. The most widely used search engine, Google, comes up with new algorithms which ... Read More »

Good luck to schools teaching sex and relationship education – I’m still learning

‘Exercise: If your partner wanted two tickets to Paris on a special occasion and instead received flowers from the local garage, how might they react?’ Photograph: Alamy Following the government announcement that there is to be a radical overhaul of sex and relationship education (SRE) in schools – largely to take into account new online developments – I thought I ... Read More »

Add A Shopping Cart and Web Store to Your Official Business Website

Are you a new business owner? If your business is based primarily on the web, you will need to have a modern e-commerce site. It isn’t enough anymore to simply have a site that shows all of the goods and services you can offer to the public. You will need to have essential features, such as a web store and ... Read More »

How to Stream and Mirror Content and Videos From a PC to a Chromecast

HIGHLIGHTS Using a PC, you can stream videos from many sites to a Chromecast You can also mirror browser tabs, for sites that don’t support casting Airflow is our favourite PC app for streaming local videos One of our favourite gadgets to have around the house is the Google Chromecast – the little dongle is affordable, and really useful if ... Read More »