Surveillance capitalism continues to astound and confound: as Facebook has turned into the traffic-factory life-support for ad-supported media — and as Facebook profits from those companies by charging for “access” to their own followers — the amount of personal sharing on Facebook is dropping off sharply.
Egypt blocked Facebook’s Free Basics Internet service late last year after Facebook refused the Egyptian government’s demands to build in the ability to spy on users. Reuters reported the story late Thursday, citing two people familiar with the matter.
Instagram just increased the time limit on user video uploads to a full minute long.
Isn’t it about time to stretch what your Mac can do? I mean, you’ve got plenty of great programs now…but don’t you think you could use some new tools to get your creative, analytical and organizational juices really flowing? It’s spring, so we cleaned up a whole bunch of super-cool apps lying around and packaged […]
In the world of app development, there’s no greater arena to find success than with Android users. About 80% of the smartphones in use today worldwide operate on the Android operating system, so if you build a great app that Android users love, you’re an international rock star. You’ll be able to make sure your […]
Unless you’re a programmer or webmaster, the term SQL probably doesn’t mean much to you. But for those looking to understand more about how and why the web works the way that it does, know this – SQL and its process of managing and presenting large data sets is everywhere…and it’s the most in-demand programming […]