It’s Time to Unfriend and Unfollow on Social Media

Summary: “If you’re the kind of person who continually adds friends and acquaintances and news sites and brands (and so on) to your Twitter and Facebook feeds but never removes anyone, it’s time. Here’s how—and why—to do it.”

Read more at: https://goo.gl/pBVghi

Digitally mined from: www.lifehacker.com

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Facebook now lets you order food without leaving Facebook

Summary: “We’ve been testing this since last year, and after responding to feedback and adding more partners, we’re rolling out everywhere in the US on iOS, Android and desktop,” Alex Himel, Facebook’s VP of local, said in a press release. “People already go to Facebook to browse restaurants and decide where to eat or where to order food, so we’re making that easier.”

Read more at: https://goo.gl/gTCA5E

Digitally mined from: www.theverge.com

 

We are all angry on social media – at least try to listen to the rage of others

Summary: James Williams, ex-Google employee and vivid internal critic of tech, said: “We’ve habituated ourselves into a perpetual cognitive style of outrage by internalising the dynamics of the medium.” A business model that relies above all on getting and keeping attention has little time or use for neutrality, nuance or sophistication.

Read more at: https://goo.gl/rs34sz

Digitally mined from: www.theguardian.com

 

And now for something a bit lighter…..

Fall Asleep on Handmade Book Pillows while Reading

Summary: “I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve fallen asleep while reading. Thanks to Brassington Hollow, I could have a plush, pillow version of a book under my head to balance the sting of dropping an actual book on my face. The owner of the shop, Shanon Smith, turns book covers into hand-sewn pieces of art with cotton fabric and foam stuffing.”

Read more at: https://goo.gl/y4Bkct

Digitally mined from: www.thenerdist.com

 

How to Take an Old-Fashioned “Marble Drop” Power Nap

Summary: “Short power naps are a great way to refresh your mind in the middle of the day. They give you a mental boost without making you too groggy. But if you don’t want to use an alarm for your super short snooze fests, you can use this classic nap timing trick instead.”

Read more at: https://goo.gl/XBaFHy

Digitally mined from: www.lifehacker.com