Kids can be cruel. Almost as cruel as so-called grown-ups. That cruelty has found its way on to the web and into the lives of countless young people who thought they might be able to escape the harassment by enjoying their on-line pursuits. It is very likely this is the story of an untold number of girls and boys the world over.
Every company has its secret sauce, and Facebook is no different. The social network utilizes a special sharing algorithm called “EdgeRank” which decides what your friends see whenever you interact with the pages of companies and brands. How does the algorithm work? The magic is a bit vague, but you’ve probably seen the evidence of its existence.
Are you the type of person who pre-orders the newest tech gadgets as soon as they’re available? Then you’re an early adopter. Is there a downside? Let’s find out.
The British Prime Minister David Cameron recently announced plans to ban Internet pornography. This isn’t illegal porn, which the vast majority of people would accept has no place in normal society. Instead, this is run-of-the-mill pornography that is perfectly legal to buy and view offline in most countries around the world, and involves consenting adults. This notional ban set us wondering what you, the MakeUseOf readership, would ban from the Internet.