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Social Media Is Programming Us – Says the Creators of Social Media

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Social Media Is Programming Us – Says the Creators of Social Media

It’s one thing to think that something subversive is happening with social media, surveillance, and mind control. It’s quite another thing when it’s admitted to by the very people who created it.

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This 4 Minute Video Will Really Make You Rethink Your Use of Social Media

Posted by on April 3, 2018 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
This 4 Minute Video Will Really Make You Rethink Your Use of Social Media

“This Panda Is Dancing – Time Well Spent” is a poetic short film by Max Stossel & Sander van Dijk. In the Attention Economy, technology and media are designed to maximize our screen-time. But what if they were designed to help us live by our values? What if news & media companies were creating content that enriched our lives, vs. catering to our most base instincts for clicks? What if social platforms were designed to help us create our ideal social lives, instead of to maximize time-on site and “likes”?

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10 Social Media Networks to Use Instead of Facebook

Posted by on March 25, 2018 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
10 Social Media Networks to Use Instead of Facebook

There are six primary reasons why we need our social media run through the blockchain technology: distributed consensus mechanisms ensure better security and privacy; blockchain eliminates censorship and safeguards freedom of speech by anonymizing user meta-data; in a blockchain, you aren’t the product (your meta-data is not harvested for commercial gain); by eliminating a central server, users have more control over their own content; blockchain’s tokens, coins, and smart contacts make transactions, payments, and peer-to-peer commerce smoother; decentralized networks sans external payment methods mean crowdfunding for startups is much easier.

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The Weaponization of Social Media

Posted by on March 4, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
The Weaponization of Social Media

Governments around the world employ armies of keyboard warriors to spread propaganda and disrupt their online opposition. Their goal? To shape public discourse around global events in a way favorable to their standing military and geopolitical objectives. Their method? The Weaponization of Social Media. James Corbett discusses in detail.

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New Social Network That Pays People to Use It Could Be a Replacement for Facebook

Posted by on February 28, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
New Social Network That Pays People to Use It Could Be a Replacement for Facebook

Bloomberg Technology reported Tuesday on Steemit, an increasingly popular blockchain-based social media and blogging platform that allows participants to earn cryptocurrency for posting, commenting, and voting on content.

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Your Mind Hijacked: Be Aware Of Your Smartphone Addiction

Posted by on October 13, 2017 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Your Mind Hijacked: Be Aware Of Your Smartphone Addiction

Comparing his smartphone addiction to heroin learn how this tech executive imposed limits on his use of addictive technology.

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How To Avoid The Social Media Energy Vampire Trap

Written by on September 20, 2017 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 2 Comments
How To Avoid The Social Media Energy Vampire Trap

Have you ever fallen into the social media energy vampire trap? You may have been preyed upon by an energy vampire and have not been aware as it was happening as others are feeding off of your energy. This can and does often occur as a direct result from your emotional reactions.

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Dear America: The World’s Not Quite as F*cked as the Mainstream Media Makes it Out to Be

Dear America: The World’s Not Quite as F*cked as the Mainstream Media Makes it Out to Be

No matter what you turn, it seems the world is burning and chaos reigns supreme. War, threats of war, racism, violence, hatred, and division populate the news cycle and leave us few options but to hang our heads in hopelessness, despair, and increasingly, rage. However, things are not as bad as the mainstream media makes it out to be. Here are both some recent and long-term developments to remind you there is still hope for the human race.

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The 6 Biggest Social Media Sins You Must Avoid Committing

Posted by on June 9, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 1 Comment
The 6 Biggest Social Media Sins You Must Avoid Committing

Many of you are stretching the social media boundaries to stand out online and in the process losing sight of your common sense and in the process damaging your reputation. Stop doing these 6 things…

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10 Signs Your Social Media Addiction Is Officially Out-of-Control

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
10 Signs Your Social Media Addiction Is Officially Out-of-Control

Are you using social media or is it using you? Here are the signs you’re in too deep.

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Seriously: You Can Now Rent “Friends” to Appear in Your Social Media Pics

Posted by on March 17, 2017 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Seriously: You Can Now Rent “Friends” to Appear in Your Social Media Pics

The “Real Appeal” service is priced at $70 a pop, and for that, you get a warm body for your selfies for a whole two hours. Customers using the Real Appeal service are supplied with a catalog of fake friends to select from and are free to pick based on sex, gender, or, presumably, any other criteria.

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15 Magazine ‘Tips for Better Sex’ That Are Better Off Avoided

Posted by on February 9, 2017 in Conscious Living, Relationships & Sex with 2 Comments
15 Magazine ‘Tips for Better Sex’ That Are Better Off Avoided

Magazines from Cosmo to Men’s Health post sex advice. Much of it is neither useful nor helpful. Here is some of the worst magazine sex advice ever.

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CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dark Side of Technology and the Human DILEMMA!

CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dark Side of Technology and the Human DILEMMA!

Technology these days means a lot of things to a lot of people, but have we become to entrenched in the dark side of technology? Psychologist Dr. Laurie Nadel weighs in with some sobering statistics in this must-listen episode of #CLN Radio.

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Why Your World is Not Ending Anytime Soon

Why Your World is Not Ending Anytime Soon

How much of what you experience of the world and believe about it is really based on the truth of “the world,” and how much is actually conditioned into you by the virtual world created by media and social media? This is an important question, because many of us today are actually experiencing less and […]

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Careful What You Tweet: Twitter Launches Orwellian “Council” to Curb Dissent

Posted by on February 11, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 10 Comments
Careful What You Tweet: Twitter Launches Orwellian “Council” to Curb Dissent

Twitter announced it will be joining in the pro-censorship campaigns currently sweeping social media under the familiar guise defenders of liberty and free speech love to hate.

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