Facebook often claims they are the largest social network in the world. Even though there are many non-humans on the list (pets), the undeniable fact is that Facebook has more people using its services than there are people living in China. If we would extrapolate the numbers of social media users and real world countries, we would get quite an interesting list. Thus, we decided to compile data from Wikipedia, showing the list of citizens in largest countries in the world, and an August 2015 report from We Are Social, a British-based analyst firm which focuses on tracking trends in the world of social media. The results
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Every day, our inbox gets flooded with gazillion startups claiming they’re on a path of market disruption. From another standpoint, numerous funds and banks love to talk about disruption and claim that we will live in a ‘brave new world’ thanks to services they provide. ‘Big Blue’, nickname for an IT giant from Armonk in New York state, decided to claim something different – that the digital disruption already happened. Now, some claims from the slide are quite exaggerated (Netflix?), but we will leave you to bring your own conclusions. The message IBM sends is quite clear and the question is what kind of services IBM offers to
Reverend Performs Exorcisms Over Skype
People do a lot of things over Skype nowadays, but now a Reverend in Arizona is performing Exorcisms over Skype for a ‘small’ nominal donation.
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Tired of the NSA monitoring everything that you do? Or at least the fear that they might be for no reason? Well, the people at BitTorrent have created a new encrypted peer to peer chat client that enables truly secure chat between two people. The application is called BitTorrent Bleep and is an end to end encrypted peer to peer chat client which is designed to completely remove any vulnerabilities in the chatting process. You can also send voice messages via BitTorrent Bleep, so voice communication is secure as well, unlike other services like Skype. BitTorrent Bleep allows you to communicate on your own terms
Nvidia’s 3D Glasses to cost $199? That’s hellishly expensive!
Nvidia 3D glasses to cost $199… incredibly expensive.