SOCIAL MEDIA – Former execs say Facebook ‘exploits’ psychology to addict users

Facebook responded Tuesday to criticisms from a former executive who said the social media giant’s addictive nature was “ripping apart the social fabric”, saying it was working to understand the platform’s effects on “well-being”. The social media giant issued its statement after Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook vice-president for user growth between 2007 and 2011, said… Please follow and like us:

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China to open first overseas military base in Djibouti

Ships carrying personnel for China’s first overseas military base have set sail to begin setting up the facility in Djibouti, as the country’s rapidly modernising military extends its global reach. The warships departed Zhanjiang in southern China to set up a “support base” in the Horn of Africa nation, state media reported late on Tuesday. China’s… Please follow and like us:

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