New Social Media Platform Gets Google Test

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New Social Media Platform Gets Google Test

ShoelacegraphicA few months after closing down Google+ for the general public, Google is toying with a new social media platform … TechCrunch has details on a more modest effort called Shoelace.…

Social Media Strike on Independence Day?

Strike graphicOn a day many Americans don’t work, a Wikipedia co-founder is also hoping people won’t post … Dr. Larry Sanger is calling for a social media strike on July 4 and 5 to demand user privacy and control of personal …

A Good Side to Teen Social Media Use

pexels-cell photo-smallFor the most part, social media use by teens has been viewed by researchers, parents and even teens as fraught with negative outcomes. However, a new study by Pew Research Center is showing that there are positive benefits to be …