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Violence not something that social media can easily tame

It’s been a bad week for Facebook. First, a Cleveland killer livestreamed the act of murder through the app’s Live feature. Then, days later, a shooter in Fresno left behind a Facebook page littered with threats against the president and “white devils.” In one sense, for the social media behemoth, the storm of dismay and distress won’t be hard to ... 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 »

Education must not be ‘political football’

Scotland’s largest teachers’ union has said education must not be used as a political football in council elections. But the EIS said there should be a proper discussion on education. The union is publishing a manifesto and is calling on voters to question candidates about local education. Some have expressed concern local issues could be overshadowed by Brexit and the ... Read More »

Social Media Etiquette Should Define Not Defame Your Brand

What are your social media etiquette rules? Do you have them for your community on the media where you engage them in discussions? The past few Presidential elections really opened our eyes as to how important it is to create rules and content boundaries and how to use settings to control and enforce them. It was during those months that ... Read More »

Wearables Not Dead: Lenovo Means Business With New Glass Device

Unless a device can be adopted for real world use cases, what’s the point? Arguably, Google Glass had this problem. But Lenovo (HKG:0992) has taken the innovative wearable idea and decided to find a new customer or use case for its New Glass C200. No matter which side of the fence you stand regarding Google Glass, you should appreciate the ... Read More »

Wearables Not Dead: Lenovo Means Business With New Glass Device

Unless a device can be adopted for real world use cases, what’s the point? Arguably, Google Glass had this problem. But Lenovo (HKG:0992) has taken the innovative wearable idea and decided to find a new customer or use case for its New Glass C200. No matter which side of the fence you stand regarding Google Glass, you should appreciate the ... Read More »

Not On Facebook? You’re Missing Out, Study Says

Social Media marketing has become an essential for small businesses today. With almost half of the world’s population being active on the internet, it is one of the fastest and most effective ways to reach consumers. However, with so many different social platforms to choose from, knowing how to get started is often the biggest challenge that businesses will face. ... Read More »

‘Britney Spears Is Not Dead’ Sony Clarifies, Blames Twitter Account Breach

Photo Credit: Angela Weiss/ AFP No, Britney Spears is not dead. Yet her fans’ hearts may have skipped a beat today when tweets purportedly from Sony Music Entertainment said “RIP @britneyspears #RIPBritney 1981-2016” and “Britney spears is dead by accident! We will tell you more soon #RIPBritney.” The real Sony Music Entertainment quickly deleted those tweets and issued a terse ... Read More »

No, PM Modi Is Not Offering Free Mobile Recharges Worth Rs. 500 via WhatsApp

No, PM Modi Is Not Offering Free Mobile Recharges Worth Rs. 500 via WhatsApp HIGHLIGHTS A new WhatsApp message claiming to give free recharge has gone viral The message has a link that asks you to divulge personal details We recommend you to not click on this link or share it with friends WhatsApp has been a breeding ground for ... Read More »

Here’s a First for Apple – But Not a Good One (Watch)

Here’s Why Consumer Reports Won’t Recommend The New MacBook Pro France Just Opened The World’s First Solar Panel Road IranAir’s Deal With Boeing May Get A Price Slash Snap Inc. Is Apparently Buying An Augmented Reality Startup If you think that one bad customer review can be bad for business, just think about how much a negative review from a ... Read More »