- 71% of online adults use Facebook
- 18% of online adults use Twitter
- 17% use Instagram
- 21% use Pinterest
- 22% use LinkedIn
Some 73% of online adults now use a social networking site of some kind. Facebook is the dominant social networking platform in the number of users, but a striking number of users are now diversifying onto other platforms. Some 42% of online adults now use multiple social networking sites. In addition, Instagram users are nearly as likely as Facebook users to check in to the site on a daily basis.
It’s time for the government to learn from its failed 20th century experiment over-punishing drugs and start making sensible decisions about high-tech punishment in the 21st century. It can’t afford to be behind when it comes to tech, especially as the impacts of ‘cyber-panic’ on users — beyond hackers — are very real
In Graduated Response Policy and the Behavior of Digital Pirates: Evidence from the French Three-Strike (Hadopi) Law a team of business-school researchers from the University of Delaware and Université de Rennes I examine the impact of the French “three-strikes” rule on the behavior of downloaders. Under the three-strikes law, called “Hadopi,” people accused of downloading would be sent a series of threatening letters, and
This is huge news: the European Court of Human Rights has agreed to hear a challenge to bulk Internet surveillance by the UK spy agency GCHQ.
Marc Andreessen, web revolutionary and venture capitalist, wrote an essay for the New York Times called Why Bitcoin Matters.
A popular Reddit submission today suggested Google?s payment team was looking to incorporate Bitcoin, naturally sparking a lot of excitement in the virtual currency community. We reached out to Google regarding the claim and learned that it was indeed false.