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
    • Another state enacts Net Neutrality legislation

      In the wake of the state of Montana enacting its own legislation in order to protect net neutrality within its borders, another state has taken similar steps. With all due respect to Montana, this other state’s legislation will probably get internet service providers and the FCC to sit up and take notice.

      Greg's Corner- 9 readers -
    • California schools to teach human trafficking awareness

      While California may be the leading state in the country for human trafficking that doesn’t mean the state is taking it lying down. California is also one of the leaders in the country of human trafficking prosecution. This is the state that is trying to curb human trafficking at one of its roots by prosecuting the CEO and founders of Backpage.

      Greg's Corner- 7 readers -
  • States taking up the fight for Net Neutrality

    … of the states from introducing their own legislation despite the FCC’s proclamation. Two states that you wouldn’t normally mention in the same sentence, California and Nebraska, have both introduced legislation intended to keep paid prioritized internet traffic, throttling and blockages out of their states. If these state laws were to pass, it would make…

    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

    …, a great deal of information about Snapchat went public, as well, as Lynton was a board member and investor in the messaging application. Sony Corp. CEO Kaz Hirai said in an email to employees that Lynton will retain an office in the company’s lot in Culver City, Calif., to help manage the transition, adding: I want to thank Michael for his strong…

    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)

    … are talking about. According to the report, the biggest fear among Instagram users is the unknown, followed by the fear of going to prison. Instagrammers in Maine posted most about being #scared nearly twice as much as the other states in the top five–Washington, D.C.; New York; Nevada; and Florida. When broken down by city, five California cities–Santa…

    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)

    … #DrivingSelfies per 100,000 residents, while users in Mississippi and Oklahoma posted the fewest. Drivers in California and Nevada were joined by drivers in Hawaii and Florida in posting as many as 2.5 #DrivingSelfies per 100,000 residents. #Driving posts on Instagram have exploded over the last five years. In 2011, they were a rare occurrence…

    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- 29 readers -
  • 3.8 Million Tweets About Opening Weekend of Coachella

    …, Calif., and she shared tweets (embedded below) from Calvin Harris, Zedd, Halsey, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, the Coachella account, Vanessa Hudgens and Run the Jewels. Readers: Have you been keeping up with Coachella on Twitter? Thank you @rihanna @BigSean @JohnNewmanMusic and the people of Coachella for an incredible night xxx — Calvin Harris…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 15 readers -
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