Social media is making you miserable. Here’s how to delete your accounts.

So long, and thanks for all the Likes. Ditch your social apps—for good. Rahul Chakraborty via Unsplash In theory, social media promises to connect you with the world. In practice, it compromises your personal privacy, puts you at risk of online abuse, and makes you unsatisfied and unhappy with your real life. If you’re irritated by… Please follow and like us:

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Facebook, Twitter Threatened With Sanctions in Britain

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter could face sanctions in Britain if they fail to be more forthcoming in providing details about Russian disinformation campaigns that used their platforms in the run-up to last year’s Brexit referendum, the chairman of a British parliamentary inquiry committee warned. The companies have been given until January 18 to hand… Please follow and like us:

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New reason to fear Google, Facebook

The threats to freedom of thought aren’t coming from the government these days, but from corporate America, says a columnist in the Wall Street Journal. Kind of a groupthink, which Psychology Today speaks of as the result of members of a group valuing “harmony and coherence over accurate analysis and critical evaluation.” “It causes individual members… Please follow and like us:

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To Raise Money For His Boring Company, Elon Musk Says He’ll Start Selling Flamethrowers

In celebration of the success of his Boring hat sales, Elon Musk is stepping up the sale of Boring Company branded items. Musk has been tweeting each milestone of Boring Company hat sales and on Sunday, he said the company had successfully sold 30,000 of them. So what’s next? Once the company sells 50,000, the next… Please follow and like us:

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31 ways to optimize your smartphone

Be ready for anything life throws your way. Isn’t she lovely? Rodion Kutsaev via Unsplash Studies show that we’re spending half our waking hours with our smartphones, and it’s clear that the devices have changed how we interact with our world. So why not optimize your device to get yourself a easier, more productive, more relaxing… Please follow and like us:

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Facebook and Google Control 70 Percent of Web Traffic

Facebook and Google now have direct influence over nearly three quarters of all internet traffic, prompting warnings that the end of a free and open web is imminent. In a far-reaching blogpost titled “The Web Began Dying in 2014, Here’s How,” programmer André Staltz details how the dynamics of power on the web have “drastically changed”… Please follow and like us:

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How Investment Managers Can Fight Off The Threat From Big Tech

A recent report found that 56.2% of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) would think about using one of the big four technology firms to manage their wealth if they offered investment services. When considered against a backdrop of only just over a third of HNWIs saying they would recommend their current investment manager, the report can be viewed… Please follow and like us:

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Watchdog Sues Treasury Over Mnuchin’s Eclipse Trip

The Treasury Department has failed to provide information on Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s high-profile use of a government plane while traveling with his luxury-loving wife to Kentucky last month to check out the solar eclipse and Fort Knox, a new lawsuit argued Monday. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington claimed in the suit that Treasury officials… Please follow and like us:

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How Instagram Can Help Hedge Funds Make Better Trades

Quandl is a professional supplier of financial, economic and alternative data to a select clientele of hedge funds, asset managers and investment banks. It’s well known that a potentially benchmark-beating trading strategy is only as good as its data, and as computing gets more powerful many hedge funds and asset managers are scoping out a wide… Please follow and like us:

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The best Twitter tricks and add-ons

Tweet like a pro. There’s more to Twitter than meets the eye. Freestocks.org/Unsplash.com Since 2006, Twitter has been breaking major news, connecting celebrities directly to their fans, and creating all kinds of memes from the hilarious to the downright bizarre. Whether you use the service or not, Twitter has played a huge role in internet culture… Please follow and like us:

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Can Social Media Make You Rich?

Every tech savvy person living in the 21st century is well aware of how they can use social media as a platform to get their opinions across, meet new people and connect with old acquaintances or simply get entertained. But there is another important use of mediums such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube that is… Please follow and like us:

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RUSSIA – Putin opponent Navalny pushes Presidential bid despite legal issues

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has started campaigning to run against President Vladimir Putin in elections next year. Putin’s 41-year-old rival is touring Russia, opening campaign offices and bidding for the 300,000 signatures needed to stand in the elections, while the current President has not yet confirmed his candidacy for the March 2018 vote. Navalny has… Please follow and like us:

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Instagram Comments Might Act As Hacker’s Relaying Tool: Reports

Instagram might be one of the most popular social networking platforms, but it could potentially serve as a communication tool for hackers, according to new findings. One of the ways hackers might be communicating with each other could be by posting comments on popular celebrities’ Instagram posts. ESET Security, a Slovak cyber security company released a… Please follow and like us:

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Prevent your phone from distracting you while driving

While still using it for navigation Avoid dangerous distractions while out on the road. Drivemode Having your phone with you in your car is useful for all kinds of reasons—not least helping you successfully make it from A to B—but it’s also a potentially dangerous distraction. According to the CDC, an average of 8 people a… Please follow and like us:

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The Market Doesn’t Expect Much From Twitter

This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. Expectations are low ahead of Twitter’s (NYSE:TWTR) first-quarter earnings release this week. Shares are down about 10% year to date and are trading at under $15 at the time of this writing — not far from the stock’s 52-week low of $13.73 and light years away from levels… Please follow and like us:

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