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The internet really hates ‘gatekeeping,’ social media’s new go-to insult.  The truth is you’re probably a gatekeeper, too.

The internet really hates ‘gatekeeping,’ social media’s new go-to insult. The truth is you’re probably a gatekeeper, too.

The latest buzzy online response to disagreements is to accuse people of being “gatekeepers.” It feeds into a broader social-media trend of democratizing information, spearheaded by Gen-Z. Being a gatekeeper is just about the worst thing you can be accused of online. Every few years, the internet cycles through a new buzzy clap-back phrase that’s …

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Keeping off silent mode on iPhone could be healthier for you

Keeping off silent mode on iPhone could be healthier for you

Changing one thing on your iPhone settings could eradicate stress, experts have found. Many people have their phone on silent or “Do Not Disturb” mode in the aim of removing any distraction. But this may actually be counterproductive and cause more stress, a study published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior has shown. Instead, …

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Upload speeds lag in Phoenix during mobile networks tests

Upload speeds lag in Phoenix during mobile networks tests

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A recent analysis of major mobile networks reveals Phoenix lags behind other major cities in upload speeds. PCMag.com conducted a cross-country, 30-city analysis of T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T coverage. “There are good things and bad things about the mobile network in Phoenix,” said Sascha Segan, the lead analyst at PCMag.com. “On …

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Accused grave robber Tristan Hearne’s internet history revealed

Accused grave robber Tristan Hearne’s internet history revealed

The social media activity of a man charged with stealing body parts from a Melbourne gravesite has been revealed. The internet history of a man accused of stealing human remains from Melbourne graves has been revealed. Tristan Hearne, 40, was arrested in March after police allegedly found stolen body parts at a Spotswood share house …

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Internet Safety Month reminds parents to help keep children safe online |  Community

Internet Safety Month reminds parents to help keep children safe online | Community

BECKLEY — Daily life and how kids interact online continues to evolve. This includes more schoolwork online, interacting with friends using mobile devices and using social media. With so many aspects of kids’ lives going digital, Internet Safety Month (June) is an important time to talk with and review expectations with your children to help …

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Janet Peischel’s The Internet Marketer: What are online advertising platforms?  |  Business

Janet Peischel’s The Internet Marketer: What are online advertising platforms? | Business

Janet Peischel Online advertising has exploded. If you read any article about marketing these days, there’s just an assumption that you’re doing online ads. Google is raking in an estimated $100 million a day from this business alone. Amazon’s right up there, helping Jeff Bezos finance his next trip to the great beyond. We advertise …

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ByteDance Eyes Virtual Reality Market

ByteDance Eyes Virtual Reality Market

TikTok parent company ByteDance is reportedly planning to expand its virtual reality operations in the US After acquiring VR headset company Pico last year, China-based ByteDance is preparing to invest “tons of money” into VR-based games and experiences, sources told tech outlet Protocol. As part of its expansion, ByteDance is currently making a sizable hiring …

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Facebook is opening its first showroom to sell VR headsets

Facebook is opening its first showroom to sell VR headsets

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is opening its first retail location in an effort to sell people its Oculus virtual reality headsets and its idea of ​​the “metaverse,” the company announced Monday. But it’s not a huge step into retail. Unlike Apple and other tech companies that have stores in heavy foot-traffic areas such as …

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