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Is The Web Becoming About Talking Rather Than Listening?

The Web has transformed over the past quarter century from a place we go to learn and listen into a place we go to taunt and talk.

4 hours ago

Is Social Media’s Self-Service Fame The Root Of Online Toxicity?

In the social era’s world of self-service fame, the more outrageous one’s behavior, the more likely one is to achieve stardom. Could this be one of the driving forces of online toxicity?

8 hours ago

Why An Emoji Is Worth A Thousand Words In Customer Service

Consumers are using more than just words to express their compliments and complaints to companies. More and more, they are using emojis – just as if they were texting to a friend.

9 hours ago

Eunice Foote Shaped Modern Climate Science 150 Years Ago But You Probably Didn’t Know

Eunice Foote’s largely unnoticed work laid the foundation for modern climate science, but she is a “hidden figure” of science.

13 hours ago

Influencer Marketing: A Phony Industry Based On False Premises

No, influencers are not going to rule the world. At least not the kind of influencers we’ve seen so far. Some people will attain positions where they can help change things or sell products and services, but it won’t be thanks to some trashy industry based on poorly planned activity.

Jul 16, 2019

AI and the Case of the Disappearing Textbooks

Faced with a reality where publishers will be priced out of the market entirely or being able to create a product that benefits both them and their readership, the choice is clear – textbooks are going virtual.

Jul 16, 2019

Facebook Libra Chief Promises to Work With Regulators Prior To Launching Cryptocurrency

The social network announced Libra in June as a tool intended to make it easier for people to send money around the world quickly and cheaply.

Jul 16, 2019

Some People Are Taking ‘Storming Area 51’ More Seriously Than Others

While the original intent of the event may have been to get some likes and laughs, hotels and campsites in the area have reportedly received a boost in reservations because of the event, and the Air Force issued a stern warning to any potential raiders.

Jul 16, 2019

Amazon Work Stoppage, In Minnesota-Nice Fashion

Amazon’s Minnesota fulfillment center walkouts both elevated and masked important issues regarding the increasing demands being put on workers to meet performance requirements.

Jul 16, 2019

Are You Using The Wrong Emojis At Work?

Emojis can instantly clarify emotional intent and have been consistently shown to drive higher rates of engagement. But there’s a right and wrong way to use emojis at work.



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