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Preoccupations: Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.

Photo Credit David Saracino I’m a millennial computer scientist who also writes books and runs a blog. Demographically speaking I should be a heavy social media user, but that is not the case. I’ve never had a social media account. ...

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Bits: Daily Report: The Increasingly Tectonic Force of Social Media

Social media has been in the glare since the election for its perceived harmful qualities, such as the spreading of hate speech and the false information. But the effect of social media on world affairs is much larger than just ...

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On Technology: Social Media Got You Down? Be More Like Beyoncé

Photo Credit Photo illustration by Adam Ferriss. Source photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty Images. In Gary Shteyngart’s 2010 novel, “Super Sad True Love Story,” characters carry around smart devices called äppäräts, which are something like iPhones on meth. The book is set ...

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Columnist quits social media over threats to rape her 5-year-old

(Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 3:35 PM In a series of eight tweets, influential feminist writer and Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti announced her decision to indefinitely suspend her use of social media Wednesday because ...

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Marissa Mayer’s Media Problem at Yahoo Is Now Verizon’s to Solve

Photo Marissa Mayer, chief executive of Yahoo, and Adam Cahan, a senior vice president, at a mobile developer conference in February 2015 in San Francisco. Credit Max Whittaker for The New York Times In the end, the deal that Yahoo ...

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Gawker Media set for Hulk Hogan case rematch

The Associated Press Sunday, March 20, 2016, 12:47 AM Pool Hulk Hogan sued Gawker for $ 100 million for posting a video of him having sex with his former best friend’s wife. The eye-popping $ 115 million award for former ...

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Bits: Another Social Media Giant Embraces Algorithms

Photo We live in the age of the algorithm. Algorithms help determine our credit scores. They offer us music samples based on our tastes and advertisements based on what we view online. They help control traffic and even predict which ...

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Best celebrity social media pics

Best celebrity social media pics New York Daily News Best celebrity social media pics We all know Hollywood is a bit snap happy, so we’ve rounded up the hottest, cutest, funniest and just plain wackiest celebrity social media pics. Enjoy! ...

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Mets media relations staffer Shannon Forde dead at 44

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, March 4, 2016, 10:54 PM Bill Denver For The NY Daily New Shannon Forde was thin and tired, her fight against cancer raging. But this was the World Series and the Mets, the team she ...

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Itineraries: For Hotels, Bedbugs Are Bad Enough, and Social Media Adds to Irritation

Photo M&M Pest Control and their dog Dexter check for bedbugs at a hotel. The tiny, biting bugs are causing headaches for hotel owners. Credit Uli Seit for The New York Times The worst hotel experiences can be caused by ...

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