Tagged: internet

Social Media Prank Shows Why You Need To Manage Your Privacy Settings ASAP

Many people keep their various social media accounts public and check in everywhere without ever giving a second though to the repercussions. This new hidden camera short from Jack Vale Films shows you why that may not be such a good idea. He approaches random people in public and reveals information about them that is available for anyone to see, and they are still amazed. Some folks even threatened to call the cops for “invasion of privacy”. So update your privacy settings or else you may be the next person approached by a creepy dude in public who may or may not have a hidden camera channel.

Our Social Media Addiction Explained In Two Minutes

Directed by South Korean videographer Beomseok Yang, we’re given an easy (yet simultaneously hard) on the eyes understanding of our addiction to Facebook. Yang’s protagonist greets the real world by logging into the virtual, supplanting physical interactions with digital gestures. In this reality, it is not the calorie that keeps us going but the ‘like’. What happens when Yang’s hapless protagonist drops his ‘world’ and watches it shatter before him? You’ll have to watch and find out.

Drug Cartel Members on Facebook (16 pictures)

Members of Mexico’s drug cartels are really starting to harness the power of the internet, using it to run positive PR campaigns, post selfies with their pistols, and hunt down targets by tracking their movements on social media.

Own A Piece Of Prehistory From NYC Dinosaur Fossil Auction (10 pictures)

Time to smash open your piggy bank and get all your friends to throw in a buck or two so you can purchase a prehistoric fossil from Bonhams Montana Dueling Dinosaurs & Distinguished Fossils Auction. If you can’t make it in person to the New York City auction on November 19, just register online and you’ll be on your way to becoming the proud owner of your own personal dinosaur part. Just look at that awesome T-Rex tooth and imagine all the chicks you’ll get when you tie a piece of leather lacing around it and wear it to the beach next summer.

Who Are The Next Billion Internet Users?

Science 2006 the number of Internet users has more than doubled. Currently, there are over 2.4 billion Internet users globaly. By the end of this year, that number is expected to reach 2.7 billion. That’s 39% of worlds population.

What will those billion Internet users look like?