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Elite social media: where the internet’s 1 percent hangs out

The social network Best of All Worlds is five years old (ancient by Silicon Valley standards) and has just a tiny fraction of the users its contemporaries like Facebook and Twitter have. But Best of All Worlds isn’t failing. In fact, the social network’s founder doesn’t really want any more members. Best of All Worlds (or BOAW, as its members ... Read More »

Facebook looking at behavior to weed out fake accounts

Facebook said it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behavior such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages. The security improvement was described as being part of a broader effort to rid the leading social network of hoaxes, misinformation, and fake news by making sure people are who they claim to be. “We’ve found that when ... Read More »

Want clearer skin? These six gadgets can help you out

Clean up your act with these gadgets designed to help you on the road to clearer skin. 1) LUMIE CLEAR ACNE TREATMENT LIGHT Although the initial outlay is quite a whack to the wallet, if you’re in the habit of having regular light treatments to soothe mild acne, this gadget could be a good investment in the long run. Light ... Read More »

Center Stage rolls out new logo, web design in advance of re-opening

Center Stage artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah discusses the year-long renovations that are almost completed at the theater. (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun video) Tim SmithContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun You know Center Stage is in Baltimore. Now the whole word will know. Center Stage is now Baltimore Center Stage. The new name, together with a new logo and website, comes as ... Read More »

RingCentral Rounds Out Telephony Features with VOIP

RingCentral recently announced that it is adding VOIP to its line-up, signalling more movement in the hot telephony market for small businesses. RingCentral’s main offering up to now has been a virtual switchboard for small businesses.  That means they provide a software-based auto attendant to answer calls, phone extensions that can be administered from a computer dashboard, Internet fax and ... Read More »

Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out

Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out HIGHLIGHTS Update UI was first spotted in December Larger, detailed cards will be shown for step-by-step instructions New Search interface is also meant to help you discover new recipes Back in December, it had been spotted that Google was tweaking its search interface to offer users a more refined ... Read More »

Your So-Called Secrets Are Out — Time to Upgrade Your Banking Security

Your mother’s maiden name is probably not a secret. Neither, necessarily, is your high school mascot or the size of your car payment. But some banks and brokerages still pretend this is information only you would know, and that could be putting your money at risk. So-called security questions long ago outlived their usefulness, since they can be hard for ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Live Video Feature Rolling Out to Users Worldwide: Here’s How it Works

HIGHLIGHTS It will work for users with Instagram version 10 and above The live video feature shows up in Stories It has been rolled out to users globally After releasing it in November and making it available only to users in the US, Instagram has now introduced live broadcasting on Instagram Stories for users worldwide. The Live video feature will ... Read More »

Facebook Slideshow Feature Slowly Rolling Out to Android App

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook for iOS got it in June last year The company has been testing it on beta for a month Few users on Android aer now seeing this feature After releasing it in June for iOS users, Facebook has now started rolling out the ‘Slideshow’ feature for Android users as well. The company had been testing it in its ... Read More »

What you can do get out of poverty in 2017

Poverty is a difficult trap from which to escape, as those mired in it often work multiple jobs and are saddled with crippling debt that they cannot begin to imagine being able to pay off. Despite these difficulties though, the Prophet TB Joshua of Nigeria rose from the most unimaginably dire circumstances to become a highly successful preacher known by ... Read More »