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As sea levels rise, researchers use A.I. to monitor urban flooding

2017-12-28T03:01:03+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

A team of scientists and engineers from the University of Dundee in Scotland have demonstrated how a technological trifecta — A.I., social media, and crowdsourced citizen science — can be used to monitor urban flooding. The post As sea levels rise, researchers use A.I. to monitor urban flooding appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to [...]

Your tweets will no longer be archived by the Library of Congress

2017-12-28T03:01:02+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Rather than collecting each and every 140-character (or now, 280-character) thought that pops into Twitter's collective head, the Library of Congress will now "acquire tweets on a selective basis." The post Your tweets will no longer be archived by the Library of Congress appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Lulu ChangPowered by [...]

5 social media networks that are still alive and kicking, but we don’t know why

2017-12-27T03:00:36+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Bet you didn't realize your Myspace account is probably still active. We take a look at five social media networks that have us wondering why they are still around, and why it's time to go. The post 5 social media networks that are still alive and kicking, but we don’t know why appeared first on [...]

CNN cancels its Snapchat-specific show ‘The Update’ after just 4 months

2017-12-25T03:00:34+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

As originally reported by the Wall Street Journal, CNN has canceled its daily bite-sized news show The Update on Snapchat "after coming to the realization there wasn’t a clear enough path to make money." The post CNN cancels its Snapchat-specific show ‘The Update’ after just 4 months appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source [...]

Facebook applies new authenticity tools, exposes Russian-controlled pages

2017-12-24T03:00:29+00:00 December 24th, 2017|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Facebook presented data on ads from inauthentic accounts to Congress on October 2, and a couple months later, has revealed what Russian-sponsored content users like and followed during the election. The post Facebook applies new authenticity tools, exposes Russian-controlled pages appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Lulu ChangPowered by WPeMatico

Obsessive selfie-taking is now a mental disorder called ‘selfitis’

2017-12-24T03:00:28+00:00 December 24th, 2017|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Selfitis is now an actual mental disorder after the hoax that coined the phrase inspired researchers to dig deeper. Selfitis is often associated with low-self esteem and can be a legitimate addiction. The post Obsessive selfie-taking is now a mental disorder called ‘selfitis’ appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Hillary GrigonisPowered by [...]