Here’s the truth: Human beings are naturally negative. When you’re driving down the freeway and there’s a wreck, people will sit in a long line complaining about the people up ahead who are rubbernecking to get a look. But when those complainers get up there, they’re the ones doing the rubbernecking. This is why when you turn on the TV, you see negative news. It’s what people want to watch.
New data from PayPal further confirms mobile’s contribution to e-commerce retailers’ bottom lines over Thanksgiving and Black Friday. According to data from its network, mobile devices accounted for a third of all total payment volume on both of these top shopping days this year – figures that back up earlier reports that mobile accounted for roughly a third of online spending on Black Friday.
Mark Zuckerberg started an interview on stage at Techonomy16 discussing the evolution of the News Feed and Facebook’s impact on the election. Post-election, journalists politicians, and pundits have questioned Facebook’s role in shaping the campaign and its outcome , debating the merits of Facebook’s position of primacy as a source of information. Read More
Ever had this experience of hastily typing out an email and then send it to the wrong person? or made a spelling mistake or forgot to mention something in the email? We’ve all been there. Gmail has released a new update to the email service’s iOS app that lets you now undo emails you have sent erroneously.
“Achievers have a can-do attitude that sets them apart from mere dreamers. Achievers are sold out to success—no matter the obstacles—and they are willing to put forth the effort and pay the price of success.” Read More
PayPal is strengthening its relationship with Facebook, and will now become one of the payment options within Messenger, among other integrations. That means customers will be able to make transactions on Messenger using PayPal’s payment service. In addition, PayPal says it will make it easier to link your PayPal account to Facebook and Messenger, and it will roll out support for receiving notifications about PayPal transactions to Messenger users in the U.S.
Apple has said time and again that its Messages app (formerly iMessage) – which allows iOS users to send SMS and encrypted messages to their contacts – is more secure than other tools, to the point that the company couldn’t comply with wiretap orders from law enforcement even if it wanted to.