Research at Cornell University and Beijing University finds retweeting or otherwise sharing information creates a "cognitive overload" that interferes with learning and retaining what you've just seen. Worse yet, that overload can spill over and diminish performance in the real world.
Thanks to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of the popular social networking site Facebook, we get to take a sneak peek of his lovely family through the photographs shared by him on his FB page.
The visitors on the page are greeted with a dynamic doodle which is the internet giant's way of giving tribute to the American mathematician.
So, if till now, you were thinking that you cannot unfriend your dearest buddy on the social networking site because he/she might make your life miserable, you were absolutely right.
The service, which translates words, web pages and phrases between English and over hundred other languages, currently provides support to 9 of India's 22 official languages.
Retweeting creates a cognitive overload that can interrupt the learning and retaining ability of a person. This overload is also capable of diminishing performance in the real world.
After reporting dismal results this week, micro-blogging website Twitter is no longer pitted against social networks like Facebook and is now categorised under the "news" section in the Apple's App Store.
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New Delhi: Finally, Facebook launched its much awaited new trio of apps- Facebook, Messenger and Instsgram- for Windows 10.
Google has added new feature 'Find Time' on Google Calendar which will examines the schedules and suggests times for office meetings.
The researchers found that open course students were more engaged on Facebook groups and preferred interacting more on the social media site than through the course tools.
Twitter, if used properly, can produce better outcomes among middle school students and enhance the way children learn in the 21st century.
35 million people have engaged in conversations related to the India state assembly elections globally on Facebook (from 1st Jan to 1st April).
The team from University of Iowa used two years of Twitter data to measure users' life satisfaction – a key component of happiness.
Nowadays, all young and adults alike are hooked to this popular photo-sharing site 'Instagram'.
Twitter shares fell sharply about 12 percent on Tuesday after the micro-blogging website - which managed to add 5 million people to take its monthly active user base to 310 million - missed the first quarter revenue estimates.
The app is being reportedly developed by Facebook's "friend-sharing" team in London.
The new change will be rolled out on iOS, Android and on twitter.com. Users worldwide are expected to get access to the feature in the coming weeks.
When the app setting is turned on, a button is added to the bar where you type updates and comments, which automatically transliterates Roman characters to Devanagari script.
Snapchat users can now add purple rain drops to their selfies and photos taken with the popular social media app.
Amazon's Alexa would add the event to the calendar if asked to do so.
The portal, launched on Saturday, consists of information ranging from visual arts, music, literature, cinema, dance, architecture, ecological systems, cuisine, percussion and oral histories among others.
According to Facebook, the growth of Tor over the past few years has been "roughly" linear, noting that some 525,000 people who accessed the service via Tor in June 2015 rose to more than one million in April this year.
The Yelp integration will give Twitter users in Japan and Britain an option of selecting places provided by Yelp when they tag a location in their tweets, technology website TechCrunch reported on Saturday.
Popular search engine Google pays tribute to the legendary English writer William Shakespeare on his 400th death anniversary with a beautiful doodle.
Rising sea levels come across as a threatening to submerge the property owned by the much-in-news tech giants.
The Apples's two services are strong competetors of Chinese firms, according to NYT reports. Many speculates that this move might be taken by Chinese government in order to support domestic companies.
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