New research has re-opened the old question of whether the internet is making us lonelier. In fact it’s not making us “more” or “less” lonely, it’s changing the nature of loneliness in the 21st century.
YouTube has long dominated the market for watching and sharing user-generated videos. Every month it generates tens of millions more unique viewers than its closest competitors and billions more content views. But Facebook has set its sights on the lucrative video market and is making a dent in YouTube’s share of the pie. Facebook announced … Continued
What would it feel like to soar over mountaintops? Or travel to Paris in a blink of the eye? How about sitting courtside at Wimbledon? Or better yet, playing at Wimbledon? Imagine not just telling but sharing the experience with twenty of your closest friends. With Facebook’s recent acquisition of Oculus VR, a company specializing in immersive virtual reality (VR) technology, … Continued