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The 25 most Instagrammable places in Chicago

Upgrade your Instagram game with our definitive guide to Chicago’s most likable sights

Science & Technology | Social Media

Report: Social media use is increasing despite privacy fears

New report shows Facebook users are getting older, Instagram is one the rise, and provides an in-depth look at Twitter users.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Facebook makes money from your data, in Mark Zuckerberg's words - Business Insider

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered a simple, easy explanation for how Facebook makes money from user data.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Zuckerberg struggles to name a single Facebook competitor - The Verge

In Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before a joint session between the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees today, the Facebook CEO was forced to confront whether his company was now effectively a monopoly.

Politics | Politics

Aging senators ask 'Mr. Zuckerberg' for tech support in hilarious Senate hearing meme

The internet roasted clueless lawmakers during Mark Zuckerberg's Senate hearing.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram Looks Like Facebook’s Best Hope - Bloomberg

With lawmakers and users on the warpath, the photo-sharing app could be Mark Zuckerberg’s way out of the latest data scandal.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram traps data without a Download Your Information tool | TechCrunch

It’s hard to #DeleteFacebook with no viable alternative, but at least you can export all your data. There’s no such option on Instagram . That lack of data portability puts users at the mercy of Instagram’s product and policy decisions. And it could

News | News

Mark Zuckerberg Answers to Congress For Facebook's Troubles | WIRED

Tensions around Facebook's privacy and ad practices have escalated dramatically since the last time the company sat before Congress.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook and the Price of Tech Utopia

Was everything users gained from Facebook worth what they gave up?

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Check If Cambridge Analytica Could Access Your Facebook Data | WIRED

Facebook has released a tool that lets you see if you were caught up in the Cambridge Analytica fiasco—and what other apps know about you know.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Reggie Brown invented Snapchat

Why sexting and a Stanford class led a group of former fraternity brothers to create Snapchat.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg's letting researchers dive into Facebook data to protect elections

The social network says the initiative will help researchers figure out the effect social media has on democracy.

News | The News

'Unsafe to the community': Facebook takes on pro-Trump Diamond and Silk - The American MirrorThe American Mirror

The hilarious duo of Diamond and Silk is a danger to society. That’s according to Facebook. The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled social media platform on Friday night, saying after months of correspondence, they were deemed to be “unsafe to the

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook's new privacy rules just broke Tinder - Business Insider

Under fire for its handling user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook made big changes to its service, which ended up affecting Tinder.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Growth Hacking Tips to Increase Your Brand Awareness Via Social Media

To reach out to more customers and increase ones awareness on social media is possible with the growth hacks tricks.

Science & Technology | Social Media

5 Reasons Why Nobody is Engaging With Your Social Posts (and How to Fix it)

Is nobody engaging with your social media posts on Twitter or Instagram? Here's 5 reasons why, and how to fix it to make sure you get attention on your social media.

Science & Technology | Tech

Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his company's business model in an interview published by Vox on Monday

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter Is Developing a Subscription Plan That Promotes Your Tweets Automatically | Fortune

Twitter is testing a subscription plan that automatically promotes tweets in order reach to more users and grow follower bases

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg says he disagrees strongly with Bosworth death memo, calls executive provocative - Business Insider

Facebook is back on defense as Mark Zuckerberg spoke against a controversial memo by VP Andrew Bosworth, while defending the executive.

Science & Technology | Social Media

LinkedIn Prospecting: How to Find and Connect With Future Customers : Social Media Examiner

Social Media Marketing Podcast 295. In this episode, explore how to use LinkedIn to find leads and turn them into customers with John Nemo.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook VP's memo suggests relentless growth is good, even if it gives a platform to terrorists or bullies | VentureBea

In a never-before-seen internal memo titled “The Ugly,” published today by BuzzFeed News, Facebook VP Andrew Bosworth advocated that the social media giant be relentless about growth, even if someone kills themselves as a result of bullying or people

Science & Technology | Technology

FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal | TechCrunch

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has confirmed it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices in light of the data misuse scandal currently engulfing the company. In a statement regarding reported concerns about Facebook’s privacy practices today

Science & Technology | Technology

How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data

The Cambridge Analytica revelations illustrate why we can’t trust Facebook to police its own platform

Politics | Petitions

Please Sign The Petition: Get Hamas Off Twitter | CIJA

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is a non-partisan organization that serves as the advocacy arm of the Jewish Federations of Canada.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Why Facebook Owes You More Than This | WIRED

You give Facebook all of your data in exchange for using their service—an exchange that seems increasingly out of whack.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How This Founder Accumulates 100M Impressions Each Month And What CMOs Can Learn From It

Getting eyes on your content is every marketer's goal. One man who gets 100M Impressions every month has some tips every marketer can benefit from.

Science & Technology | Social Media

The 7 Biggest Secrets Of Social Media Influencers

Obviously, they put in extra work and have more experience than the average Joe. But beyond that, there are a few secrets that most influencers don't make public.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Uncovering Instagram Bots With a New Kind of Detective Work

Marketers are increasingly concerned that too many of the influencers they pay to push their products are actually followed by a percentage of accounts that are fake.

News | Interesting Links

PolitiFact statements about Fake news

PolitiFact.com is a project of the Tampa Bay Times to help you find the truth in Washington and the Obama presidency.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Happens In 60 Seconds Online

What Happens In 60 Seconds Online - 03/07/2018

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Woman takes mirror selfie, accidentally creates bizarre optical illusion

A woman's mirror selfie has gone viral on Twitter after it created a weird optical illusion.

Business & Finance | Marketing

How to Sell Art Online: The Ultimate Guide

Two Shopify merchants—a gallerist and pop artist—both share their personal experiences, tips, and advice to help other creators and curators sell art online.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

When Is a Child Instagram-Ready?

I waited to draw up a social media contract for my 9-year-old until I could see where the trouble spots were. I found them fast.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram Unleashes the Ultimate Weapon for Marketers – Adweek

Opinion: ‘Regramming’ could encroach on Pinterest’s position as a king of brand content discovery

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

'Star Trek: Discovery' Fans on Social Media React to the Season Finale

Star Trek: Discovery concluded its first season with a surprise ending that sent Star Trek fans [...]

Business & Finance | Business

Want to Increase Attendance at Your Next Event? Use These 8 Social Media Strategies | Inc.com

Events can provide you with monumental business results. Here's how to make sure every seat is filled at your next one.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Inside Facebook's Two Years of Hell

How a confused, defensive social media giant steered itself into a disaster, and how Mark Zuckerberg is trying to fix it all.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter’s 280 character limit increased engagement without increasing the average tweet length – BGR

After some initial testing, Twitter late last year officially upped the character limit on tweets from 140 characters to 280. In one fell swoop, Twitter changed the most defining feature of the service: brevity.

Science & Technology | Social Media

The New Facebook Algorithm 2018: Everything Marketers Need to Know

An inside look into the brand new Facebook Algorithm for 2018 with information directly from an exclusive News Feed webinar for publishers. Here's what brands and marketers need to know.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Why Posting to Facebook Without Paying Is a Waste of Time | DigitalNext - AdAge

Use your marketing team's time and the dollars you're spending with your agency on promoted "thumb stopping" content, Mike Proulx argues.

Health & Fitness | Psychology

Narcissists Are More Likely to Be Compulsive Facebook Users | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | Social Media

AI could make trolls think twice before retweeting offensive content | VentureBeat

While hate speech in the U.S. dates back to the country’s earliest days, the rise of social media has thrust hateful keyboard warriors into the spotlight. Many social media platforms have attempted to counter hate speech using AI-driven tactics, but the

Miscellaneous | Dating & Relationships

The New Dating Requirement: Consuming All of Your Partner’s #Content

‘Be respectful and watch my [Instagram] Story,’ one 20-something demanded. Her relationship prerequisite isn’t unique—but when stories expire in 24 hours, it’s not easy, either.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook's traffic is down 50 million hours per day as Zuckerberg demands less 'viral videos'

Mark Zuckerberg is pushing "meaningful connections."

Science & Technology | Social Media

Inside Social Media's Black Market: The Follower Factory - The New York Times

Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for it. Inside social media’s black market.

Science & Technology | Social Media

13 Clever Ways to Increase Your Instagram Engagement

Social Media Marketing World speakers share their lesser-known tips to upping your Instagram game.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Is Looking Like a Victim of the Innovator's Dilemma | Inc.com

As consumers sour on the attention economy, someone is going to disrupt the social-media giant. The only question is whether it will be Facebook.

Business & Finance | Career Advice

1 Simple Way To Get Found More Easily on LinkedIn | Inc.com

This specific section of your LinkedIn profile unlocks the keywords needed to make sure potential employers and prospective clients can find you on the platform.

Science & Technology | Social Media

The Instagram course that can help you grow an audience and monetize content

This online course includes 23 lectures and two hours of content that can teach you how to use Instagram for business, gain a following, and monetize posts.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How To Make LinkedIn The Hub Of Your Social Media Strategy

When you go about building your brand in the virtual world, be efficient. When you make LinkedIn the center of your social media strategy, you can increase your visibility and have greater impact on your target audience with minimal effort.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How To Build A Thriving Brand Presence On Instagram

There are millions of brands trying to get noticed on Instagram, here's how to stand out in the sea of sameness.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Weird Facebook glitch has 'broken' News Feed, but it's actually kind of nice

Facebook's News Feed is broken. No, that is't a comment on the current state of social media or Mark Zuckerberg's pledge to fix what's broken about Facebook.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook to Become 'More Meaningful' | Fortune

Facebook is changing the way it filters posts and videos on its centerpiece News Feed, amid a series of planned changes.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is making a major change to the News Feed that will show you more content from friends and family and less from

Facebook said Thursday that it will start to show users more posts from their friends and family in the News Feed, a move that means people will see fewer posts from publishers and brands.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Finally Blinks - The Atlantic

Mark Zuckerberg’s radical decision to reinvent the News Feed is a plea for mercy.

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Social Media Tools You Need in 2018

Brands are turning to social media platforms to reach target audiences through paid and organic means. Here is a list of 10 tools that social media marketers should leverage for maximum results.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

The Five Top Trends That Will Shape Influencer Marketing in 2018

Influencer marketing has successfully transitioned from being considered a passing fad to being allotted a respected place in the modern marketing mix. It will continue to rapidly evolve to meet ...

Science & Technology | Social Media

What is the best time to post social media?

Different platforms have different user patterns. See this guide for the peak engagement hours for each of the major social media outlets.

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Instagram Tools to Help You Build Your Following in 2018

Successful brands and influencers have used these tools in order to generate sizable Instagram audiences in no time.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Iranian Authorities Block Access to Social Media Tools

Antigovernment demonstrators face a crackdown on the apps they use to organize and communicate with the outside world.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. He's investing a ton of time and effort into creating posts, but they are not getting any engagement. I

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after growing Instagram followers, and the makeup company Anastasia Beverly Hills came to prominence only after the

Science & Technology | Social Media

When Instagram Influencing Isn't So Glamorous | WIRED

Instagram fame can be enviable—but it comes at a cost. Excerpted from Brooke Erin Duffy's (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Can Now Find Your Face, Even When It's Not Tagged | WIRED

A new Facebook tool deploys facial-recognition to identify users in photos, even when they're not tagged.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Ditch the Comments Section For Social Media? - The Gate

Should media companies — perhaps even weblogs — ditch the Comments section for social media; or should they keep the Comments section and...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook To Punish 'Engagement Bait' Posts

Ask for a "like" or "share" on Facebook and the company said it will downgrade, rather than increase, the post's reach.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Tell Your Digital Brand Story

Your brand has a story, and you need to tell it! Here’s how to tell a digital brand story that will connect with your audience and cut through the noise.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Beware of Relying on Fake Social Media Followers. Ever Heard of 'Shadowbanning'?

It's scarily easy to grow your numbers rapidly if you're willing to resort to fake traffic. But if you do, brace yourself for the consequences.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook expands AI-based suicide prevention tools

Facebook's suicide prevention AI has advanced to the point where it can proactively intervene when it detects that someone may be at risk of suicide.

Business & Finance | Business

How to make millions on Instagram

Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic shift in the way companies execute marketing campaigns. Today, marketers are using social media platforms and influencers to spread awareness of their products and services. Instagram is one of the most popu

Science & Technology | Social Media

An Updated List of Facebook's Algorithm Changes

If you do Facebook marketing, one thing that you might want to understand is the Facebook algorithm.

Business & Finance | Business

Tai Lopez Reveals the Secrets He Used to Make Millions From Social Media

It's easier than you think to transform your social media profile into a lucrative business.

Business & Finance | Business

How To Get More Real Instagram Followers: The Definitive Guide

Struggling to get any followers on Instagram? We hear you! This definitive guide will show you how to grow your Instagram following faster...

Science & Technology | Social Media

7 Ways Facebook Keeps You Addicted

The intersection of 2 obsessive technologies sees us checking our social apps on mobiles many times a day. Here is how Facebook creates addiction.

News | In The News

How Russian trolls lie their way to top of Facebook, Twitter - CNET

Propaganda campaigns are more than fake news. Trolls have learned to game social media algorithms and create their artificial viral moments.

Science & Technology | Technology

Snapchat dangles referral traffic with link sharing from other apps

In an update to Snapchat's iOS app today, Snap began rolling out two important new features. You now can share links from other apps via the iOS share sheet,..

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is testing burying posts from media outlets in a separate News Feed — unless they pay

With the new Explore tab, Facebook is currently testing a change that would force news publishers to pay for their posts to be shown in News Feed.

News | News

Google and Facebook Have Failed Us - The Atlantic

The world’s most powerful information gatekeepers neglected their duties in Las Vegas. Again.

Science & Technology | Social Media

The Rise of the Made-for-Instagram Museum

The age of Instagram has given rise to a new genre of installations, which seem to exist only to produce the perfect photo.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter is doubling the length of tweets to 280 characters for some people

The famous Twitter character limit is being expanded from 140 characters to 280 characters.

News | Fake News

The Fake-News Fallacy | The New Yorker

Old fights about radio have lessons for new fights about the Internet.

Business & Finance | Marketing

10 ways to market and monetize your digital book or whitepaper

Are you planning to create a digital guide for your customers? Or a downloadable checklist or a whitepaper? Here are just a few actionable tips for marketing

Science & Technology | Social Media

We Can’t Stop Checking the News Either. Welcome to the New FOMO | WIRED

Who cares about my friends? I'm missing the news!

Business & Finance | Marketing

Experiment Reveals How Surprisingly Easy It Is To Become A Fake Instagram Star And Get Brands To Pay You | Bored Panda

Instagram influencer marketing is now a $1 billion dollar industry, and you don't need a cute dog or a book-worthy lifestyle to get into the game. According to

Politics | Politics

Inside The Partisan Fight For Your News Feed

How ideologues, opportunists, and internet marketers built a massive new universe of partisan news on the web and on Facebook.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

If Your Aren't Using Social Media This Way, You're Leaving Money on the Table

Building an audience organically is time-consuming and painful. Unless you use this hack.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

This Is the Best Time to Post on LinkedIn (the Answer Will Surprise You)

With 500 million members in 200 countries, determining the best time to post on LinkedIn can be tricky. Here's what to do.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Moptwo Founders Charles Haspel & Josh Namm Set The High Bar

"Not only is Crossroads where we met; it's where we learned to set the bar high."

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook just hit 2 billion monthly active human content-sharing servitude machines (or: "users")

So, the world's only got 7 billion people in it, and only 3.2 billion are online. On Tuesday, Facebook announced that they reached 2 billion monthly active users. So, yeah: Nearly two-thirds of the people on the Internet are on Facebook. Insert the You know what's really cool? joke here.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pin This: Pinterest just scored $150 million in funding

The company is valued at $12.3 billion.

Politics | Politics

Inside The Chaotic Battle To Be The Top Reply To A Trump Tweet

The area below the president’s tweets is the most valuable real estate on the internet.

Science & Technology | Social Media

You can now add a location to your Reddit post

Thanks to a new partnership with Foursquare—yes, the check-in app you may have used in the late 2000s—Reddit posts, published via the mobile app, can include a geotag that's particular to a specific venue or as broad as a country.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts

A recent attack on the accounts of Defense Department employees suggests how easily people can be duped into clicking on dangerous links.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Dear Instagram, We Hate The Stupid Algorithm -- Sincerely, Every User | HuffPost

It’s dumb, it’s wrong, it’s counterproductive, it’s rude, it’s frustrating, it’s confusing, it’s downright evil. All these things and a lot more can be s...

Miscellaneous | Social Media

This trick lets you upload to Instagram from a computer

Instagram's new mobile web app also works on a desktop with this trick.

Business & Finance | Business

A Daily Social Media Checklist That Will Double Engagement

Looking to increase your social media engagement? You need a plan! Here's your daily social media checklist with exact steps you need to take.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

The Founder of LinkedIn Says Too Many of Us Are Using the Site All Wrong

While it could seem natural to decline a Facebook friend request from a stranger, the dynamic on LinkedIn is much different.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

8 Reasons Why Happy Couples Rarely Share Their Relationship Statuses On Social Media

Northwestern University found that those who posted more frequently on social media about their partner actually feel insecure in their relationship

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

The world's biggest ad company plans to spend $200 million on Snapchat this year

The CEO of the world's largest advertising group, WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell, said his firm plans to spend $200 million on Snapchat in 2017.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

‘10 Concerts’ Facebook Meme May Reveal More Than Musical Tastes

Privacy experts said the specific answers posted in response to the meme could be used by marketers to target ads or by hackers to breach secure accounts.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook’s Next Facebook

Instagram, now with 700 million users, resembles Facebook in 2009 to 2012, when it went from being something people used occasionally to something they use every day.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Keys To Building A Strong Social Media Audience | Inc.com

Fitness entrepreneur Amanda Bucci helps explain how it really works.

Business & Finance | Business

7 Things You Must Do to Grow a Fanatical Following Online

Even with technology at their fingertips, your audience members want to hear real stories and connect in meaningful ways. Give them that, and they'll become loyal followers.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Dogs to Follow on Social Media - Scientific American Blog Network

Companion animals have taken over social media, and these are the ones you should follow

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Inside Twitter’s Obsessive Quest To Ditch The Egg | Co.Design

An icon that came to represent Twitter’s dark side is giving way to one designed not to turn anyone off, without looking like something you’d want to stick with.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

I studied how journalists used Twitter for two years. Here’s what I learned

Twitter reflects the good, the bad and just plain ugly reality of social media these days. For academics, journalists and voters, there’s never been a more crucial time to talk about the impact the…

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Reddit plans a profile page redesign reminiscent of Facebook and Twitter (updated)

Reddit has been trying to make its site more accessible to a wider pool of users, and today the company is planning to show off one of the ways it plans to do..

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook’s new features like Messenger Day are distracting and obtrusive - Recode

Facebook is breaking the user experience to promote a feature it cares about more than its users.

Science & Technology | Social Media

User Demographics of the Top 7 Social Networks | Marketing Infographic

Social media audience demographics can vary widely by social platform. Check out this highly useful infographic to see which user groups spend time on which social networks and do what there.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Why I’m leaving Snapchat and so are all your friends – Charged Tech

Snapchat is the darling of technology: for years, we’ve fawned over the company for being innovative, using daring interfaces and out of…

Entertainment | The Hometown

14 must-follow Instagram accounts for LA lovers

Follow these accounts if you love shots of the Los Angeles skyline, glowing sunsets, stunning architecture, and inspiring design.

Business & Finance | Business

How To Do Twitter Marketing in 10 Minutes a Day

If you’re low on time, here’s a plan for getting all your tweeting done in 10 minutes a day.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Instamom

The enviable, highly profitable life of Amber Fillerup Clark, perfect mother and social-media influencer

Science & Technology | Social Media

10% of digital news consumers say 'Facebook' is a news outlet

At least only 10 percent of readers think it came from Facebook?

Science & Technology | Tech

LinkedIn now lets you choose when comments appear in long-form articles | VentureBeat | Social | by Ken Yeung

LinkedIn is rolling out additional features designed to maintaining the collaborative and professional spirit of the professional social network. On Wednesday, it began rolling out the ability for users to manage comments on their long-form articles. So d

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Instagram's next feature might be photo albums - Social Media Week

The feature would allow you to select up to 10 photos and videos to combine into a single post.

Science & Technology | Tech

How a U.S. team uses Facebook, guerrilla marketing to peel off potential ISIS recruits - The Washington Post

With advertising dollars and big data, a tiny U.S. agency seeks to chip away at the militant groups’ online appeal.

Business & Finance | Business

Snapchat IPO: Inside Snap Inc.'s company culture - Business Insider

Thursday night's filing of Snapchat's IPO papers was the largest data dump we've ever received from the company. Here's what we learned.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Facebook Tweaks Its News Feed To Show More ‘Authentic’ Stories

Facebook has been having a fake news problem for a while now, but it was only last year that it was discovered how much trouble it could be, so much...

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Generation X More Addicted to Social Media Than Millennials, Report Finds

Adults from the ages of 35 to 49 were found to spend an average of six hours and 58 minutes on social media per week, compared with six hours and 19 minutes for their younger counterparts.

Science & Technology | Social Media

What The "Rogue" EPA, NPS and NASA Twitter Accounts Teach Us About The Future Of Social

The intense popularity of these new “rogue” Twitter accounts presents unique challenges for the future of how government communicates with its citizens

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Stop Social Media From Taking Over Your Life

In this day and age, it’s hard to live a full life without logging onto Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every now and then. The problem is that they can become a huge waste of time.