How Social Media Can Ruin Your Life

February 17, 2018 1 Comment

How Social Media Can Ruin Your Life Social Media can really do it to you. Oh. My. God. You did WHAT???!?!?!? Quick, lemme tweet it! No, I’ll take a picture and upload it to Instagram. And I can’t forget to blog it! This kind of gaffe deserves a Facebook post, too! Really? So you know […]

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… And Facebook for All – All the Rest of It

February 17, 2018 No Comments

… And Facebook for All – All the Rest of It What’s the rest of it? There are really only two areas that I haven’t delved into: Groups and Notes (and keep in mind, FB changes constantly, so these could go away). Groups Groups: a lot more self-explanatory than you might expect. They are, of […]

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Facebook to Allow Users to Login with Less Info

February 17, 2018 6 Comments

Facebook to Allow Users to Login with Less Info According to The Boston Globe,  Facebook announced in late April that, “its 1.3 billion users would soon be able to limit the information they reveal to other websites or mobile applications when they log in through their Facebook identities.” The idea behind this move is to address […]

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Snapchat Settles with FTC over Privacy Issues

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Snapchat Settles with FTC over Privacy Issues Snapchat ends up settling with the FTC over privacy issues. The Boston Globe reported this year that the images being passed by the Snapchat app weren’t vanishing without a trace, as advertised. The temporal nature of its content proved extremely appealing to younger Internet users, and now it turns out […]

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Using Twitter to Track Drug Side Effects

February 17, 2018 4 Comments

Using Twitter to Track Drug Side Effects According to the Boston Globe, Boston Children’s Hospital researchers have found out that online postings could be a new way to identify problems with drugs sooner. In an FDA-funded study published in the journal Drug Safety, researchers from Children’s, the FDA, and elsewhere searched through Twitter posts mentioning 23 […]

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