Facebook says ‘passively consuming’ the News Feed will make you feel worse about yourself

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Pocket

Using Facebook without contributing, in the form of messages and comments on your friends’ posts, makes you feel bad, the company said today.

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Here come the Facebook pre-roll video ads

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Pocket

For years, Facebook executives have said they don’t want to run “pre-roll” ads — ads that run before you get to watch the video you want to play — because users don’t like them. Now, Facebook is going to start running pre-roll ads.

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2018: The Year To Abandon Your Comfort Zone For Good

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Pocket

This article is part of CMO.com’s December series about 2018 trends, predictions, and new opportunities. Click here for more. If 2017 felt fast-paced for those of us who work in martech, I’m pretty sure that 2018 will see another major gear shift.

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France to ban mobile phones in schools from September

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Pocket

The French government is to ban students from using mobile phones in the country’s primary, junior and middle schools. Children will be allowed to bring their phones to school, but not allowed to get them out at any time until they leave, even during breaks.

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France to ban mobile phones in schools from September

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Pocket

The French government is to ban students from using mobile phones in the country’s primary, junior and middle schools. Children will be allowed to bring their phones to school, but not allowed to get them out at any time until they leave, even during breaks.

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Facebook admits that social media can be bad for you

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Pocket

Facebook also cited research showing the positive impact of social media. “In sum, our research and other academic literature suggests that it’s about how you use social media that matters when it comes to your well-being.”

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Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Pocket

Step into any college lecture hall and you are likely to find a sea of students typing away at open, glowing laptops as the professor speaks. But you won’t see that when I’m teaching.

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Facebook bravely admits that it is a problem, and suggests we spend more time on Facebook

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Pocket

On Dec. 15, a strange post went up on Facebook’s corporate blog. It was strange because it suggested that Facebook might, in fact, be bad for you. What solution can the social network provide? The same answer it gives to every question: namely, more Facebook.

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In 2018, The Entire C-Suite Must Be Data-Savvy

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Pocket

This article is part of CMO.com’s December series about 2018 trends, predictions, and new opportunities. Click here for more.

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Airbnb will add VR previews of rooms and cities

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Pocket

Airbnb has been expanding to serve users’ other needs, from partnering with WeWork to find desks for traveling customers to investing in apartment complexes for season-length rentals. But the company isn’t neglecting its main rental service.

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