Smartphones are not as simple as toasters. Everything we buy connects us to the economy differently. So, the ways the services we use make money defines your relationship with them – and is worth thinking about.
You think you’ve found the program you’re looking for, so you click the big, green “Download” button. You end up with something completely unrelated. You’ve fallen victim to one of the most annoying things on the web: ads that look like download buttons. Why do these exist, and how can you avoid them? Here’s a […]
If you own a business, Facebook wants to make your life miserable. Make sure you know how.
Facebook is, at the present time, completely free to use. Anyone can sign up for the social network, create a profile, and connect with other people. The social network does make money though, mainly from the adverts on Facebook. I spend so much time on the Web I don’t notice adverts any more, but some people bitterly resent their presence.