The previously announced “Take A Break” feature encourages teens to stop scrolling if they have been on the social media platform for a while, Instagram head Adam Mosseri said in a blog post. It rolled out to the U.S., United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, and would reach the rest of the world early next year, he said.
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AIRBNB Allows Employees to Live and Work From Anywhere
Airbnb will allow its employees to live and work almost anywhere around the world, fully embracing a remote work policy to attract staff and ensure flexibility.
Save on Family Travel Without Stressing
My family didn’t travel much when I was a kid, but when we did, my parents jumped through hoops to cut costs.
‘DOCTOR STRANGE 2' GETS WEIRDER, SCARIER, MESSIER
Once a superhero franchise goes multiverse, it’s hard to go back.
CALIFORNIA LAYS OUT PLAN TO DRASTICALLY CUT FOSSIL FUEL USE
New homes built in California starting in 2026 need to be powered by all-electric furnaces, stoves and other appliances if California is to meet its ambitious climate change goals over the next two decades, according to a state pollution-reduction plan released this week.
THE HEART OF THE HOME GETS NEW COLOR, CUBBIES, CONNECTIVITY
As French chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud puts it, “Kitchens should be designed around what’s truly important — fun, food, and life.”
AMAZON FIRES 2 UNION ORGANIZERS TIED TO FIRST U.S. LABOR WIN
Amazon has fired two employees with ties to the grassroots union that led the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.
DETAILED ‘OPEN SOURCE' NEWS INVESTIGATIONS ARE CATCHING ON
One of the more striking pieces of journalism from the Ukraine war featured intercepted radio transmissions from Russian soldiers indicating an invasion in disarray, their conversations even interrupted by a hacker literally whistling “Dixie.”
BIDEN ANNOUNCES PROGRAM OFFERING DISCOUNTED INTERNET SERVICE
President Joe Biden announced that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes, a program that could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing federal subsidy.
HOW TO AVOID ‘RUG PULLS,' THE LATEST CRYPTOCURRENCY SCAM
A new type of scam has emerged in the hype-filled world of cryptocurrency: the “rug pull.”
EA SPORTS AND FIFA END PARTNERSHIP, BOTH EYE NEW VIDEO GAMES
Electronic Arts will stop making its hugely successful FIFA video game in its current name, marking a split in one of soccer’s most successful and lucrative partnerships after the sides failed to strike a new licensing deal.
A Perfect Match
The Future of ...WHAT'S COMING DOWN THE RUNWAY IN FADS, FASHION, AND FIRMWARE
I think influencer marketing should become more plugand-play, like with Facebook ads."
BAD GUY? I started working at a beach club, and I was completely lonely until a boy started talking to me because we both like the same video game.
A PHOENIX RISING
SALICE ROSE TURNED TO SOCIAL MEDIA WHEN SHE WAS AT HER LOWEST. IN DOING SO, SHE FOUND HER TRUE CALLING
FIND YOUR *THING*
Here's our guide to identifying your passion...and finding your purpose in the process.
How to block (and unblock) someone on Facebook
Is someone bugging the heck out of you on Facebook? Here’s how to block ‘em.
Smells Like Success
How a passion for candles turned into a flourishing small business
La era de la neuroprivacidad
Puede sonar a ciencia ficción, pero ya se puede leer el pensamiento y estamos a un paso de influir en él, gracias a los avances en neurotecnología. Pronto, los datos no provendrán de las redes sociales o nuestras búsquedas en Internet: se recogerán directamente de nuestro cerebro. Y mientras las grandes empresas se frotan las manos, los científicos advierten que ya es la hora de regular. Legislemos los neuroderechos.
Investors are rethinking a strategy that's served them for the better part of a decade
SHARES OF FACEBOOK PARENT META SOAR DESPITE GROWTH SLOWDOWN
Facebook parent Meta’s first-quarter profit and its count of daily users jumped past Wall Street’s expectations despite the company’s slowest revenue growth since going public a decade ago. Shares were up sharply in after-hours trading.