WhatsApp is limiting the number of times you can forward a message onto other people. Messages could previously be sent to 20 people or groups, but forwarding is now being limited to five. This is an effort to fight fake news and the spread of misinformation. WhatsApp is regularly used to spread rumors. In some
Facebook is launching new tools to help you manage your time on Facebook and Instagram. The idea is to inform users how much time they’re spending on Facebook and Instagram, and give them the tools they need to make social media great again. Do You Use Facebook and Instagram to Excess? While many of us
Google will no longer force publishers using paywalls to offer free content. Instead, publishers using paywalls to fund themselves will enjoy equality with other publishers. Google is also working towards helping those publishers “reach new audiences, drive subscriptions and grow revenue”. Paywalls are annoying. You’ll see a headline you want to click on, but because
Planned obsolescence is a two dollar name for the act of deliberately building products not to last. Rather than creating something that we can use for as long as possible, companies make decisions that shorten an item’s life. This is often a strategic decision that turns a one-time customer into a repeat buyer. Some of
Every year, a staggering amount of productive time is lost to the waning light and colder temperatures of winter. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can range from mild to severe, but no matter how you’re affected, it makes being productive a lot harder. The prevalence of seasonal depression is anywhere from 0–10 percent of the population,
Do you look at your phone more often than you’d like? Are you tired of hours disappearing every day to your smartphone addiction? It’s weird to say it, but the best solution might be an app. You know that overcoming tech addiction isn’t easy, and ultimately discipline is what’s going to help you become less impulsive.