#Cyberculture Stating the obvious: “Facebook ‘lurking’ is making you miserable

Facebook ‘lurking’ is making you miserable and here’s what you can do about it  Mashable! by Rachel Thompson   LONDON — Another study has proved what we already knew but didn’t want to admit — Facebook ‘lurking’ is making you miserable Censorship on Social Media: 2016 in Review EFF.org Updates by Jillian York   Censorship comes in … Read more

An Inside Higher Ed interview with the author of “The Academic’s Guide to Social Media” -Cyberculture roundup…

The Academic’s Guide to Social Media   Author discusses book on how and why academics should use social media for scholarly purposes. July 22, 2016 By Carl Straumsheim Writing about social media is “dangerous,” according to Mark Carrigan, a sociologist and academic technologist at the University of Warwick, in Britain. In the time to take … Read more

So far, the weirdest political conspiracy about #PokemonGo comes from Turkey:

  #Turkey Conservative Ülke TV suggests "a new set of #Gezi protests could be organised using #PokemonGo" pic.twitter.com/fPLuNVNDWJ — Seref Isler (@seref_i) July 14, 2016 Turkey’s health ministry warns against Pokémon hunting at noon Turkey’s Health Ministry has warned against playing Pokémon Go between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., as long exposure to the hot sun … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: R.I.P. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata

Following its massive data breach, surveillance firm Hacking Team says it will release a new spyware suite this fall  The Next Web by Abhimanyu Ghoshal Barely a week after it was hacked and had 400GB of its internal documents and product source code leaked, security firm Hacking Team says it’s ready to fight another day. Apple Could Have … Read more

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