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Phone Notifications Are Ruining Our Lives

Your phone is your life. Your phone is also ruining your life. Your phone is also ruining your phone. The psychological impact of notifications could not be more real, and devastating.

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Elon Musk’s Future Hangs Upon a Tweet

The SEC has charged Elon Musk with fraud for a tweet where he talked taking Tesla private. He might be barred from running a public company. Shit is getting real.

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Facebook Face Plants

One of history's biggest drops in corporate value ever. Problems piling up on their doorstep, and a promising region slams the door in their face... Things have not been going well for Facebook recently, but I have an idea of how to fix it.

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REFRE5# Digital News – Rampant Paranoia

If there is a common theme this week, it's that trust in digital platforms is eroding. Paranoia is growing as the general population realizes just how well technology knows, and can monitor, us. Here are 5 stories this week around this common theme. Read now!

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REFRE5# Digital News – April Showers

Facebook gets spanked by Congress, developers have found a way to capture your inner monologue, servers are going to need to get a lot more efficient to reach the technological paradise, and millenial speak is now official - goodby grammar and spelling! All that and more in this week's REFRE5# Digital News.