Social

21 February 2019

Are social media users to blame for the spread of fake news?

Perhaps social networks should blame themselves. In July 2018,  WhatsApp removed the quick forward button and restricted the forwarding of messages on their platform in an attempt to stop the spread…

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Social

20 February 2019

What is Facebook afraid of?

How serious is Facebook about fake news? According to the BBC, Facebook has removed over 500 pages and accounts involved with peddling fake news that they say is linked to…

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Social

18 February 2019

Facebook, Instagram or What’s App?  What’s the difference?

At the end of 2018, Facebook started to report subscriber growth across the ‘Facebook family of subscribers’ making it difficult to figure out if Facebook itself is actually growing or losing subscribers.  The jewel in the crown is Facebook itself and Mark Zuckerberg has proven in the past that he is not afraid to use any means at his disposal, especially money, to ensure Facebook remains on top.

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Technology

14 February 2019

Checkmate!  Amazon makes a move to get your data before Facebook

There has been lots of talk about Facebook and their shameless exploitation of their users data for profit.  Let’s not forget Amazon. The Seattle-based Internet shopping titan has just made a move in the data game that will put them firmly in control of all your data if you let them.

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Social

12 February 2019

Remember when Facebook friends were your friends?

If Facebook was a real kidnapper nobody, including an investigative journalist, would think twice about escaping when presented the opportunity.  Resist the temptation to trust your kidnapper and delete Facebook now while you still can. Time to escape the captivity of social media and remember what it was like to have friends of your own.  

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Business

7 January 2019

Where did all the money go?

Facebook’s all time high Market Capitalization was $627 billion on July 25, 2018.   On July 26, 2018 Facebook released their Q2 financial report indicating a dramatic slowing in the growth of…

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Social

4 January 2019

Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg must leave Facebook.

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook, is one of the most powerful women in business. Sandberg’s 2013 best selling book Lean In tells women not to be afraid to embrace…

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