Twitter is exploring adding a feature that would let users flag tweets that contain misleading, false or harmful information, according to two people familiar with the company’s projects. Read more at The Washington Post.
Day: July 2, 2017
In a study conducted by the University of Texas at Austin’s school of business, research participants whose smartphones were on their desks performed worse on cognitive tests than those who had left their devices in another room —even though the… Read More ›
If you’re in NYC and don’t have time to stand in lines — let alone ones that wrap around the block — Placer is an app that will find line-sitters for you at popular venues and locations. Read more at… Read More ›
Ever find yourself mindlessly flipping through apps on your phone when you really should be sleeping? It’s not just a bad habit — research has shown that the blue light wavelength emitted by various gadgets, including your smartphone and tablet,… Read More ›
The FCC’s Lifeline subsidy program is plagued by “massive fraud” and “waste,” according to the top Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee. Read more at Broadcasting & Cable.
Smartphones are amazing. And smartphones are terrible. It’s a central paradox of modern life: The devices that help us find rides and friends and food and sex and adorable puppies are the same ones that disconnect us from the life… Read More ›