Social Pulse, Week of July 29

Social Network Updates: This week Snap and Twitter started running separate but simultaneous ad campaigns with a common theme: You aren’t your true self when you use Facebook and Instagram. Facebook is funding research to decode spoken dialog from brain activity. Senator Josh Hawley proposed legislation to prohibit social media companies from exploiting users through […]

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Social Pulse, Week of 6-10

A People Map of the US: This is a cool interactive map where city names are replaced by their most Wikipedia’ed resident: people born in, lived in, or connected to a place. Check out your hometown! Instagram Stories Adds Lyrics: To start layering lyrics atop your Insta Stories, select the Music lens for your Story […]

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Social Pulse, Week of 3-28

Don’t change your Twitter birthday!! Just in time for April Fool’s Day, there’s a prank going viral that says changing your Twitter birthday to the year 2007 will do everything from unlocking new color schemes, get you admin privileges, or even a verified blue checkmark. But actually, it will lock you out of your account […]

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