Safety

  • Gas is cheaper this year, but stay safe on the 4th

    … Gasoline is cheaper for cars this summer than it has been in a long time. Because of that a lot of people will be traveling for the holiday especially since the 4th is close to a weekend. Due to increased travelers, the risk of danger might be at an all time high tomorrow. In case you were unaware, the 4th of July is considered to be the most…

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  • Oxford tests its own autonomous delivery truck

    … of security since it does not currently have any form of identifying correct customers. Again, once this technology is perfected, it could be a boon to the online classifieds industry as it could eliminate face-to-face meetings between buyer and seller. That means it could discourage a lot of the unsafe aspects of selling something online. It shouldn’t come as a surprise if some startup ends up using this or similar technology to try to ensure the safety of classifieds users. …

    Greg's Corner- 21 readers -
  • Are delivery robots the future of safety?

    … for transactions. Once the seller receives the money through a valid online transaction they could take the item to a delivery hub where the robot could then take the item to its intended destination. Since most classifieds transactions are usually local, the delivery robot could be a very useful tool in ensuring the safety of classifieds users. Granted…

    Greg's Corner- 17 readers -
  • Florida Facebook Marketplace shooting shows need for safety vigilance

    … A very sad and unfortunate incident recently took place in Jacksonville, Florida, that involved Facebook Marketplace. A father of two was shot and killed in front of his children when a man giving away a dog on Facebook Marketplace became suddenly violent in the man’s home. The gunman was giving away a dog that he had allegedly found in the back…

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  • Triple digit murders highlight craigslist’s lack of safety

    … Triple digit murders highlight craigslist’s lack of safety Last year, The Washington Post ran an article entitled “Think twice before answering that ad: 101 murders have been linked to Craigslist”. That number was provided by the AIM Group who maintain a public list of victims on the Craigslist Killings – Craigslist Safety blog. Since…

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  • Snapchat: Still Growing Strong (Infographic)

    … In its early days, Snapchat seemed to falter, with an unsuccessful attempt at original content creation and security problems. However, by 2015, the messaging application was dubbed the fastest-growing social network ever. Not only did growth remain steady throughout 2016, Snapchat seems to be generating substantial revenue. An infographic from…

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  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    … camera apps with filters like Instagram and Snapchat; it has iTunes with capabilities that rival YouTube. The only challenge is that there isn’t a network in place for sharing those things, but that’s only one step away. I wouldn’t be surprised to see them enter the VR/augmented reality space in the next year, as well. Something that has less…

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  • Using real names vs. pseudonyms online

    … friends but Facebook’s own policy has almost killed off the online pseudonym. While this practice is more convenient is it better? Facebook argues that when people use their real names online there is less chance of online harassment. One could argue that if you go to any comment section that uses Facebook comments, you’ll not only see online…

    Greg's Corner- 17 readers -
  • Legal Issues and the Role of Social Media

    … Every good thing comes with its downside. This is the case for social media in legal issues. When aggrieved victims share their stories of woe on social media, other users will often cheer them to take the matters to court, where they would get justice and possibly a windfall from the case. However, with the unbridled use of social media…

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  • 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…

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  • Keeping your kids safe on their new devices

    … on how to protect your children and your wallet while using these new devices. iOS devices, which are the ones made by Apple, are relatively simple to enable safety and financial restrictions. Android devices on the other hand, the ones made by companies like Samsung and various other manufacturers, are a little more difficult to restrict, but can…

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  • Instagram Tops 600 Million Monthly Active Users

    …, but the Instagram community and the diversity of expression it provides has remained consistent. And you now have more ways to share than ever before with Instagram Stories, live video and disappearing photos and videos in Direct. Additionally, with updated safety tools that give you more control over comments and other parts of your experience, we’re working to make Instagram safer than ever for connection and self-expression. Readers: How soon will Instagram reach 700 million MAUs? …

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