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The average internet user has seven social media accounts

The majority of web users ‘like’ social media. Now spending more than two hours per day on over seven different social platforms, web users have never been so addicted to social media, according to data from the “GWI Social” report from analysts at GlobalWebIndex. The study reports that, across all age groups, 98% of web users polled use at… Read More »

Web design firms work to surf ever-changing internet landscape

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This village in Indonesia has become an internet sensation

An Indonesian hamlet dubbed “the rainbow village” after being given a makeover in a kaleidoscope of colours is attracting hordes of visitors and has become an internet sensation. The collection of about 200 modest homes on a hillside above a river used to be a typical, low-income Indonesian neighbourhood that was filthy and gloomy. But residents of the… Read More »

Can a Computer Be Hacked If It’s Not Connected to the Internet?

Hacking has become synonymous with today’s digital ecosystem, and whether it is the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) or JP Morgan, size, resources or capability are irrelevant if someone wants the information you have badly enough. The breach these organizations experienced is proof. But in these cases, some points of their infrastructure were connected… Read More »

NEW SOCIAL NETWORK GAB.AI PREACHES FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION FOR INTERNET USERS

If the First Amendment is your thing, there’s a new space on the internet just for you. Gab.ai, which only launched under a month ago, has caught the attention of thousands of right-leaning users, with 12,000 registered and 42,000 waitlisted for the site, which promises almost total freedom of speech to its users. Founded by Andrew Torba, an open… Read More »

Facebook Aquila Solar-Powered Internet Drone Passes First Full-Scale Test Flight

Facebook announced Thursday it had completed its first successful test of its solar-powered Aquila drone, being develop to deliver Internet service to remote areas of the world. The test flight represents a “major milestone” for Facebook’s efforts to bring the Internet to underserved locations of the planet. Facebook had conducted previous test flights using a one-fifth scale version… Read More »

The Internet has transformed the way we confront sexual harassment

As a young astronomer, Joan Schmelz worked alongside men and the pinups they tacked to the lab walls. She didn’t have a precise vocabulary for the subtle harassment she experienced every day. Schmelz’s supervisor gossiped about her to colleagues and demeaned her, making inappropriate comments that highlighted their uneven power dynamic. When Schmelz, now a professor of physics… Read More »

11 Facebook hacks which will infinitely improve your time on the internet

For a lot of us, Facebook is an important part of our online life – it’s a great way to keep in contact with friends and organise events, and going through old pictures from 2007 is always a laugh. However, there are a lot of things about Facebook which are annoying – the constant birthday reminders, having unaccepted… Read More »