Tag: Facebook

Facebook Original Programming To Premiere Mid-August

Facebook is entering the world of television with a launch date for mid-August, according to a Bloomberg report. Bloomberg says Facebook has been asking its partners to deliver the first episodes of their spotlight shows. It’s expected the service... Read More

#WhyDidNexflixCancelMyShow @latenightparent

Listen to “.@LateNightParents #WhyDidNexflixCancelMyShow” on Spreaker. Join Rich Valdez and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product... Read More

Put Your Phone Away: An Addict’s Guide to Unplugging

Earlier this year, at a concert in Italy, Adele paused in the middle of her set to ask a fan: “Can you stop filming me? Because I’m really here in real life, you can enjoy it in real life, rather than through your camera.” In recent years, the... Read More

What’s the 411 on #FakeNews sites?

Facebook, Google, and Twitter have recently been facing scrutiny for promoting fake news stories. Depending on your sources and who you believe, fake news played and is still playing a role in the 2016 presidential election. However, fake news is... Read More

Interested in stopping fake news sites – go where the money is….

Since the Presidential election two weeks ago, there has been an enormous amount of consternation and hand-wringing over highly-profitable websites that make up completely fake political news stories that spread like wildfire on the Internet. Buzzfeed,... Read More

NFL Is Going #OTT to Stream Games — Who’s the Digital Bully?

Long thought to be one of the linchpins of the cable bundle, the National Football League has acknowledged that it needs to appeal to a wider audience of consumers by going over-the-top (OTT) and bringing in consumers who want to watch the games via... Read More

What’s up w/the iOS9’s WiFi Assist feature?

Apple’s new iOS 9 operating system has an awesome feature called Wi-Fi Assist. You’ll love it — unless you’re one of those folks that wasn’t grandfathered into an unlimited data plan.  Wi-Fi Assist is a new tool that lets... Read More

The Death of Adobe Flash

Mozilla on Monday began blocking all versions of Adobe Flash Player from running automatically in its Firefox browser, reacting to news of even more zero-day vulnerabilities unearthed in a massive document cache pilfered from the Italian Hacking Team... Read More

Facebook Instant Articles is here!!!

Facebook is rolled out Instant Articles in its iOS app at 10 a.m. ET today. While there are some major user experience and user interface differences in these stories including auto-playing video and parallax images, the biggest change is the instant... Read More

The Incredible Shrinking Vocabularies of Today’s Students

By Jeanne Clements – Prominent educator, perfect SAT Verbal score holder, and innovator of interactive vocabulary learning system, Verbal Education How bad is the state of vocabulary in today’s generation? Recently a fellow teacher told me... Read More

A List of Class Action Rebates

When a company settles a class action lawsuit for a product you have purchase, you will often be eligible for a cash payment as compensation. But, to get your compensation payment, you need to make sure you are filing claim forms for the settlements.... Read More

NBC’s 2012 Summer Olympics and the social media aspect

If you’ve read any of my other posts—you’ll know I’m not anti-ESPN, but simply open to any media outlet that isn’t force-fed down our throats.  (IE: ESPN) Thankfully, NBC Universal’s various sub-division of networks are... Read More

Hasbro Games and Toys

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, so we’re making sure we’re prepared to spend a few rainy days indoors this month. To avoid the rainy day blues, we’re excited to share with you new Hasbro Games and Toys, along with some... Read More

5 Shopping Tips Taught By Mom to Ignore

Mothers are vessels of practical advice and wise words. Not only have they helped us tackle dilemmas and encouraged our dreams, but they influenced our smart money management and shopping skills. Though the budgeting basics introduced by our mothers... Read More

LG Thrill 4G for $9.99 & Review

LG is NOT as widely known for delivering smartphone powerhouses as some other popular brands out there.  It’s usually Samsung, HTC and Apple that receive all the headlines.  The Optimus line features its line of high performance phones.  The... Read More