Pros and Cons of Facial Recognition Technology

If you’ve posted any photos recently on Facebook, then you’ve seen how quickly it’s ready to tag you and your friends, no help necessary. Facebook’s facial recognition software, DeepFace, is doing an increasingly better job at recognizing...

Be Skeptical of Facebook Quizzes

Facebook has been in the spotlight recently with the news that Cambridge Analytica, and potentially many other companies, have been collecting and storing large amounts of your personal data. Some of the data in question comes from your Facebook profile, like your...

Manage Your Google and Facebook Data

Through the course of our day Facebook, Google, and other apps gather and store our online activity and data. It’s important to understand how to manage what information these companies and third-party apps have about you. Follow the links below to take control of...

Photo File Sizes Explained

It’s disappointing when we miss a great moment with a “Storage Full” message on our phone or find out that our amazing vacation photo looks blurry when we print it. A basic understanding of photo files sizes will help you understand why your photos have great or poor...

What’s a meme?

Any idea or behavior that spreads virally through our culture is technically a meme by the dictionary definition. Some examples of these could be the ALS ice bucket challenge, the Macarena dance, bell bottoms, or people saying “Winter is coming,” a quote from Game of...

Fact check chain-email, viral stories, and rumors with Snopes.com

Whether motivated by politics, religion, or just for the laughs, many stories circulating our inboxes and social feeds are false. Snopes.com was founded in 1994 with the goal to shine a factual light into these urban legends, rumors, and stories. The next time a...

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