In the U.S., teens are undergoing plastic surgery to look better on selfies. Selfies aren’t just an expression of a narcissistic generation – they’re also a testament to the insecurity many people feel in a world that’s obsessed by beauty.
The UK, supported by France and Italy, has urged social media companies to speed up the removal of "terrorist content" from the internet. Several websites list ingredients for making bombs, for example.
Harris Media, a consultant that counts Donald Trump and Britain's right-wing UKIP party as its past clients, is working with Germany's populist AfD party as it seeks election success. A social media blitz is in store.
Facebook, Amazon, Google — why did they get so big, so fast? Economists say winner-takes-all "network effects" make such firms natural monopolies — and that we can expect network effects to become ever more important.
Facebook posted an ad-driven profit increase of 71 percent, and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg wants more ads. He is eyeing a rollout in Messenger and WhatsApp.
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