Tech Trends that Shaped Past Decade

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Tech Trends that Shaped Past Decade

FactcheckSometimes it is best to carefully examine what shaped our lives to get a perspective on what might changes our lives in the future. Pew Research Center has provided ten tech trends from the last decade that changed society in …

Social Media in the Next Decade

pexels-cell photo-607812 (4)It’s always a challenge to predict the future of anything, much less the changing nature of social media. However, CNN has taken a stab at it by looking at the changes of the last decade, then using those to make …

Universities Feel YouTube’s Impact

YouTube graphicUniversities are feeling the impact of YouTube. Sometimes it’s good and sometimes it isn’t. The Guardian takes a look at the situation in Great Britain.…

No Social Media Presence; That’s Scary

SelfieWhat happens when someone doesn’t care about social media – to the point where they have no social media presence – and wants to date? They apparently scare the heck out of anyone considering going out with them. When dating, …

Teens’ Summer Activities Are Changing

SelfieAs much as it is presumed teens spend their summer activities tied to their social media, the truth is teens are much more serious about their future than they were only a decade ago. Pew Research Center has been studying …

Cities Use Social Media for Citizens Views

Small groupIt is the foundation of democracy to receive feedback about policies impacting the citizens of a community. Such information is often obtained from town hall meetings and other gatherings. City government and politicians need that information. Now, a number of …

Social Media Habits of Gen Z

zgraphicWhat is Generation Z really doing on, and thinking about, social media? CNBC got up close and personal with some teens.…

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.…

Ad Tracking Details Revealed, Somewhat

Facebook is making the process of ad tracking a bit clearer for its users, as Mashable reports.Tracking

YouTube Stars Move Away from Perfection

ImperfectgraphicThe Atlantic looks at the trend countering perfection among YouTube stars in this profile of what it calls the platform’s “most important” personality of the moment.…