Patriarch Kirill encourages the church to go on the social network

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, considered that the staff of his church did not spend much time communicating on social networks with “the most active part of the flock”. “If we do not want virtual reality to become such an atheized phenomenon, we will have to seriously think about ...

In Russia, allowed to check the correspondence in social networks

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree allowing Roskomnadzor to check the correspondence of users of social networks. The government decree gives Roskomnadzor the right to establish the facts of receipt, transmission, delivery and processing of messages, whether it be voice information, written text, images, sounds or "other electronic messages." Besides,…

Twitter agreed to negotiate with the Federal Service of Russia

The management of the microblogging service Twitter agreed to negotiations with the Russian Federal Service for Supervision in the Field of Communications (Roskomnadzor). The company, among other things, agreed to work out the issue of determining the daily traffic of popular Russian accounts. On February 13, Roskomnadzor sent an official request to the Twitter administration with a request to explain ...

Friends in social networks will help you lose weight

The Internet can significantly help a person in their quest to lose those extra pounds, according to a study published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. In a study, researchers at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine found that online diets with higher levels of ...

40 minutes without a social network: Disabling Facebook and Instagram stunned users around the world

At about 6 a.m. GMT, social networks Facebook and Instagram stopped working, leaving hundreds of millions of users around the world guessing. In a short 40 minutes, Twitter was flooded with comic messages about the approaching "end of the world" and more serious statements about ...

More older Americans are using social networks

A new study from the Pew Research Center showed that the number of adult users of the social networking site Facebook remained virtually unchanged over the year. Except for the fact that an unprecedented number of elderly Americans have appeared in the ranks of socially active citizens, who decided to strengthen ties with the old ...

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