A post about a party in New Jersey went viral, and 15, thousands of guests, unexpectedly arrived there.

An Instagram post about a beach party in Seaside Heights, New Jersey went viral, and on June 16, about 15 beach lovers suddenly flocked to the city. At the same time, the total population of the city, according to 2016 data, is slightly less than 3 thousand ...

FBI warns what messages in social networks can ruin your life in America

In recent months, the FBI and law enforcement agencies across the country have investigated a series of comic threats of targeted violence against schools and other public places. These threats were often voiced in text messages or posted on social media and are therefore taken very seriously. ...

How to permanently delete a profile in Odnoklassniki

In mid-March, a series of investigations about Cambridge Analytica were published. She managed to collect information about the behavior of 50 million Americans on Facebook, then to sell them targeted political ads. Facebook knew about the personal data breach, but did not take any action. Many people suspected that the social network was not protecting this information well enough ...

Trump praised the high performance of the US economy

US President Donald Trump spoke about the strong performance of the American economy on his Twitter account. “Our economy is doing very well, although fake news spends as little time as possible on this topic,” writes the head of the White House. - The stock market beat more ...

Trump retweeted three anti-Islamic videos from an ultra-right activist account

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning, November 29, retweeted three entries by Britain First activist Jade Franzen. According to Meduza, all three entries contain videos, which, according to the description, were filmed by Muslims. In one video, a young man beats a teenager on crutches, in another - ...

The US government wants to monitor the owners of US visas

The US Customs and Immigration Service has approached technology companies with a request to create a system that would allow tracking US visa holders in the United States. This is reported by the “Voice of America”, with reference to the publication Pro Publica. Law enforcers are interested in algorithms that evaluated ...

Science fiction: what will be the near future of online dating

A correct analysis of likes in social networks can say much more about a person and his potential partner than the most honest profile. A very fascinating article from Gizmodo, which tells not even about the future, but about the present of online dating services. The material was translated by the NewWhat project. ...

Why creators of popular technologies refuse to use them

Justin Rosenstein has blocked reddit on his laptop, retired from the Snapchat, which he compares to heroin, and set limits on his use of Facebook. In August, a 34-year-old top manager of an IT company bought a new iPhone and asked an assistant to activate the parental control option on it, which prevents the owner from installing applications on the phone. He strictly follows his likes, which he describes ...

Twitter employee disables Trump account on day of layoff

The unthinkable happened at around 19 p.m. ET Thursday evening: The US president’s Twitter disappeared from his favorite platform. President Trump's verified @ realDonaldTrump account was briefly deactivated. Everyone who went to his page saw the message: “Sorry, this page ...

US authorities began to check the social networks of all immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security began checking the social media of all immigrants, including those with residence permits and naturalized citizens. The new regulation, published in the Federal Register, includes "social media names, nicknames, associated personally identifiable information, and search results" in ...

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