Decrypted: Facebook’s Internet.org Provides Plenty of Hope, Cause for Concern
Users in emerging nations aren’t going online anytime soon...at least not without a helping hand. So, Facebook is happy to make an investment on behalf of the people, because if you get a man online, chances are he’ll become a user of your services. Is this good business, or the end of net neutrality?
Decrypted: Navigating Anonymous Social Media Networks
Within the past year, two anonymous social apps, Secret and Whisper, have launched and secured millions of dollars in funding while racking up thousands of new users per day. The question is, should you be using them?
Decrypted: Making Social Media Work…for Work
Whether you’re on the hunt for a new career, thinking about striking out on your own, or simply polishing up your online resume, it’s vital to understand which social networks matter in the world of employment. It’s to your benefit to understand how networking happens in an interconnected world, where your next job is apt to come from, and how you should position yourself across a litany of different networks. Here are tips from an expert on how to use them to your benefit.
Decrypted: The Obvious Lessons of Facebook’s Mood Experiments
Congratulations to the fifteen of you who are still without a presence on Facebook -- you’ve nothing to fear. For the other billion or so folks who have chosen to generate a profile on the planet’s most notable social network, it’s probably time you paid attention to what’s really going on behind the scenes. Recently, it was revealed that Facebook conducted an experiment in 2012, whereby it intentionally (though temporarily) altered the news feeds of around 700,000 users.
Today in Gear: June 18, 2014
Today in Gear: Bentley's race-inspired GT car, Mophie's outdoorsman kit for the iPhone, dry aged steaks at home and more.
Today in Gear: January 31, 2014
Today in Gear, we find compression socks for athletes, the Swiss army knife of lip balm, a redesigned Facebook app, a stadium-searcher's treasure map and much more.