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Saturday, October 16, 2021

‘New Legislation Could Save Net Neutrality — For Now’ – ‘Mashable’

The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “New Legislation Could Save Net Neutrality — For Now”. Fran Berkman says, “Democrats in both houses of Congress have introduced new legislation to protect net neutrality, at least for the time being.Rep. Henry Waxman and Rep. Anna Eshoo, both of California, proposed what they’re calling the “Open Internet Preservation Act of 2014,” a bill to restore Federal Communication Commission (FCC) open Internet standards struck down in an appeals court decision in January. (The bill’s full text is embedded below.) If... [...]

‘Study: 73% of U.S. Teens Still Use Facebook’ – ‘Mashable’

The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “Study: 73% of U.S. Teens Still Use Facebook”. Samantha Murphy Kelly says, “Facebook will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Tuesday, and although some younger users are abandoning the social network, usage across all age demographics remains strong. But it’s clear that users’ relationships with the site are evolving.According to the Pew Research Center, 57% of all adults and 73% of those ages 12 to 17 in the United States use Facebook. Its use among adults is growing, too: 64% of Facebook users visit the site on a daily... [...]

‘The Agony and the Ecstasy of Growing Old With Facebook’ – ‘Mashable’

The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Growing Old With Facebook”. Seth Fiegerman says, “Sometime this May, I will step into a noisy bar or chintzy hotel space in New York City for my 10-year high school reunion. I’ll scan faces to see how they’ve aged, glance at ring fingers and listen as former classmates talk about where they work, live, travel, who they date and which old friends they’ve kept up with.But much of this will likely come across as old news, thanks to that other thing celebrating its 10-year anniversary: Facebook“. The... [...]

‘The State of Android in 2014’ – ‘Mashable’

The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “The State of Android in 2014”. Ryan Lytle says, “It’s been an interesting year so far for the Android world. Just a month into 2014, organizational plans for Android have been set and the groundwork laid for the rest of the year. Google sold Motorola’s smartphone division to Lenovo, and the reported sales of Android devices are projected to reach 1 billion users for the first time.So Mashable is hosting a MashTalk Hangout to discuss the state of Android in 2014 on Friday at 2:15 p.m. ET“. The State of Android... [...]

‘The Fight to Save Net Neutrality: 1 Million Signatures and Counting’ – ‘Mashable’

The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “The Fight to Save Net Neutrality: 1 Million Signatures and Counting”. Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai says, “A group of 86 organizations, with the support of more than one million signatures from online petitions, asked the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday to stand up for net neutrality.The coalition, which includes Reddit, the American Civil Liberties Union, Fight for The Future and Free Press, is asking the FCC to reclassify broadband companies such as Internet ISPs and cable providers as “telecommunication services,”... [...]