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Syndicated Teens Are Trading In Facebook For Platforms Like Snapchat And Instagram

The exodus began in 2015, aligned with the rise of YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat

Health Social Media Copies Gambling Tricks To Make Users Crave It

Experts say social media employs methods that affect users' brains and lead to them experiencing ‘phantom’ notification buzzing

Cafe & Restaurant First Robot Delivery Drivers Start Work In Silicon Valley

Six-wheeled robots will deliver food and coffee across a Silicon Valley office park in the first commercial use of the technology—and whole cities could be next

Syndicated Facebook Announces Dating App For 'Meaningful Relationships'

Mark Zuckerberg says the app, which shares some features with Tinder, aims to build ‘real long-term relationships—not just hookups’

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Bank Of America Hopes To Monitor The Integrity Of Online Ads With A Brand Safety Officer

The new role was created after fears about questionable content, following Unilever’s public stand against ‘fake news, racism, sexism and hate’

Advertising Why Facebook Is Quickly Losing Teenage Users

This year more than 3 million under-25s in the U.K. and U.S. are expected to leave the site

Advertising Google Built A Tool To Stop Annoying Ads From Following You Around The Internet

New settings will allow users to hide reminder ads on a case-by-case basis, giving more control over muted advertisements across devices

Retail This App Rewards Students For Time Not Spent On Their Phones

The Hold app—already used by 40% of students in Norway—allows users to earn rewards such as cinema tickets for not using their phone

Retail What Can We Expect From Tech In 2018?

Social networks and politics, the still unfulfilled promise of augmented reality, pay-to-play games: what might change in the year ahead

Design This London Hackathon Explores The Future Of Sex Tech

Coders and inventors are trying to find the future of sex in south London

Technology Does Crowdfunding Really Work For Building Cities?

Sadiq Khan is the latest public figure to support crowdfunding to pay for city projects, from libraries to swimming pools

Design How The 1970s Could Vanish From Vancouver

The Empire Landmark Hotel is the latest brutalist icon set to be demolished in a frenzy of property speculation

Technology Some Websites Are Turning Visitors Into Bitcoin Miners Instead Of Relying On Ads

Pirate Bay and Showtime are turning unknowing visitors into cryptocurrency miners, using computers rather than eyeballs on ads to generate money

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Service Mines Instagram Data To Design More Authentic Travel Experiences

For many people the best kind of holiday is one based on local knowledge, but how do you know where the locals go—especially when they may prefer not to tell you? Through social media