With Torrent Sites Facing the Heat, Pirates Get Creative With Google Drive and Other Services | NDTV Gadgets360.com

Google Drive is becoming increasingly popular among freeloaders, hidden YouTube videos are everywhere, and pirates are even hiding torrents in Google Maps!

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Your Smartphone Can Reduce Your Brainpower, Even If It’s Just Sitting There – The Atlantic

A silent, powered-off phone can still distract the most dependent users. […]

Of course, something will not come up. But over the course of the next 90 minutes I will check my phone for texts, likes, and New York Times push alerts at every pang of boredom, anxiety, relaxation, satiety, frustration, or weariness. I will check it in the bathroom and when I return from the bathroom. I don’t really enjoy this, but it is very interesting, even if some indignant and submerged part of my psyche moans that I am making myself dumber every time I look at it. As, in fact, I am.

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Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And It Won’t Tell Me How

Rebecca Porter and I were strangers, as far as I knew. Facebook, however, thought we might be connected. Her name popped up this summer on my list of “People You May Know,” the social network’s roster of potential new online friends for me.

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Να κλείσω το προφίλ μου στο Facebook; | LiFO

Όλο και πιο συχνό ερώτημα από χρήστες που «γκώσανε». Η απάντηση δεν είναι τόσο απλή όσο ένα like ή unfollow.

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Hard Questions: What Should Happen to People’s Online Identity When They Die? | Facebook Newsroom

It’s difficult to know what action to take with the account of someone who has died.

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Number of social media users passes 3 billion with no signs of slowing

The latest Global Digital Statshot from We Are Social and Hootsuite reveals that the number of people using social media around the world has just passed the momentous three billion mark: Growth trends show no signs of slowing either, with the number of active social media users growing at a rate of one million new […]

Πηγή: Number of social media users passes 3 billion with no signs of slowing