California

California (/ˌkælɨˈfɔrnjə/) is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is the most populous U.S. state, home to one out of eight Americans (38 million people), and is the third largest state by area (after Alaska and Texas). California is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east, Arizona to the southeast, and the Mexican State of Baja California to the south. It is home to the nation's second and fifth most populous census statistical areas (Greater Los Angeles area and San Francisco Bay Area, respectively), and eight of the nation's 50 most populated cities (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, Long Beach, and Oakland).
Posts about California
    • States taking up the fight for Net Neutrality

      When the FCC, along with Chairman Ajit Pai, repealed the Net Neutrality protections they also claimed the authority to prevent the states from creating and enforcing their own Net Neutrality legislation. This seems to fly in the face of the current administration’s supposed support of states’ rights.

      Greg's Corner- 8 readers -
  • Court gives go ahead to prosecute Backpage heads

    … Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer For the better part of a year, the state of California has been trying to prosecute the CEO and founders of Backpage on prostitution and money laundering charges. Attorneys for Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer and Backpage founders Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have repeatedly claimed the three men are protected by the First…

    Greg's Corner- 16 readers -
  • Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton Named Snap Inc. Chairman

    … Snapchat parent Snap Inc. reached into the Hollywood ranks to name a full-time chairman. Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter reported that Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton will leave the film, television and music giant in six months to become chairman at Snap Inc. When Sony was victimized by a major hacking attack in November 2014…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 28 readers -
  • California seriously cracks down on cell phones in cars

    … California seriously cracks down on cell phones in cars We’re all guilty of it. We’ve all used our cell phones while driving. Whether it’s quickly checking a text message or changing a song, we’ve all taken our eyes off the road for just a second to fiddle with our phones. While we think we can handle it, it really is extremely dangerous to do…

    Greg's Corner- 15 readers -
  • The Top 6 Ways to Grow Your App

    … Tech pundits scream: “The app-ocalypse is near! The end of applications is here. Long live chat bots. The app boom is over.” Who will win the race to become the WeChat of the West? Yes, the consumer internet space is shoulder-to-shoulder. Yes, the “grow now, monetize later” pitch is a less palatable to investors that it was maybe five years…

    AllFacebookin Affiliate Social Google Facebook- 40 readers -
  • Snap Inc. Spectacles Are On Sale, But …

    … “Expect the unexpected” is the slogan for CBS reality competition show Big Brother, but it can also be applied to the way Snapchat parent Snap Inc. has handled the introduction and release of its Spectacles. The company’s sunglasses with built-in video cameras were officially announced in late September in a story for The Wall Street Journal…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 28 readers -
  • What Are Users #Scared of on Instagram? (Infographics)

    …. The obsession with zombies seems to be resulting in real-life fear, giving them a second-place ranking in the list of most feared creatures. In Maine, people are most afraid of zombies, demons and ghouls, while Instagrammers in New Mexico are afraid of aliens and Nevadans are #scared of sharks. Instagrammers aren’t just afraid of monsters–they’re…

    AllFacebookin Social- 33 readers -
  • The Language of Fat Shaming on Twitter (Infographics)

    …, respectively. Interestingly, California is also among the states with the lowest rates of obesity and the lowest incidence of weight-shaming tweets. The language of fat shaming on Twitter ranges from relatively benign phrases like “lose weight” to more hurtful phrases like “fat bitch,” the latter of which was most popular in Alaska. Globally, fat-shaming…

    Inside Facebookin Twitter- 16 readers -
  • Pac-12 Networks Is the Latest to Ink Twitter Live-Streaming Pact

    … Another day, another live-streaming deal for Twitter, this time with Pac-12 Networks, the broadcast arm of college sports’ Pac-12 Conference. The conference announced that Twitter will be the “premier streaming partner” for its Pac-12 Plus broadband network, which will feature more than 150 live games throughout the 2016-17 academic year…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 21 readers -
  • #DrivingSelfies on Instagram (Infographics)

    … Safety Administration, the report notes that distracted driving is a serious problem: 660,000 drivers user their smartphones while on the road, nearly 40 percent of which are using mobile and social apps.What’s more, 14 percent of people checking social media while driving are checking Instagram. Instagram users in California and Nevada posted the most…

    Inside Facebook- 26 readers -
  • Who’s Working the Most #Overtime, According to Instagram?

    … of the week. California and Hawaii topped the list of states where people clocked the most overtime, while West Virginia, Vermont and Montana residents clocked the least. With the exception of Nevada, the states where people posted most about overtime were also among the most expensive places to live in the country. While “work” was the most…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 18 readers -
  • When, Where Does Road Rage Take Over Instagram? (Infographics)

    … If you are driving at 6 p.m. on a Friday in August in Los Angeles or Hawaii, there’s a good chance you will post to Instagram with the hashtag #RoadRage. Auto Insurance Center released the results of a study of more than 65,000 Instagram posts with the #RoadRage hashtag, and its findings included: August was the month when people felt…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 28 readers -
  • 3.8 Million Tweets About Opening Weekend of Coachella

    … As the last notes of the first weekend of this year’s Coachella festival faded away, Twitter reported that there were some 3.8 million tweets about the event. Twitter head of music industry and artist relations Nicole St. Jean revealed in a blog post that the most-tweeted emoji was the palm tree, a nod to the festival’s setting in Indio, Calif…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 15 readers -
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