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Twitter in Developing Countries

After last Tuesday’s class, where we talked about the importance of social media in dangerous or stressful circumstances, I started to think about how social media, especially Twitter, has made our lives easier. I specifically thought about my home country, Venezuela, and all other developing countries. Did you know that social media networking is growing … Continue reading

Data-mining: Friend or Foe?

Data-mining has become one of the most commonly used tools by companies to sell their products and to satisfy their customers. These businesses pay thousands of dollars to data-mining companies just so they can learn more about us. Our information is collected in several ways. Some companies use tracking devices (or cookies) and others use … Continue reading