What is the radical change of the Facebook wall for 2018 and how will it affect you as a user?

What is the radical change of the Facebook wall for 2018 and how will it affect you as a user?

2017 was a very hectic year for Facebook. Scandals of false news, erroneous metrics and the revelation of “problematic advertisements” during the US presidential election made him lose credibility and threw a good deal of criticism towards the platform. Even President Donald Trump came to pronounce on the matter, assuring...

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Why the US intelligence agencies? recommend not using the phones of the Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE

Why the US intelligence agencies? recommend not using the phones of the Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE

Huawei, the Chinese giant of the cell phone and telecommunications equipment industry, is finding it increasingly difficult to compete in the US market. This week, the heads of the main intelligence agencies of the United States indicated that they do not advise the use of smartphones of the Chinese brands Huawei...

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How is the supermadera, the very resistant material that can be used instead of steel

How is the supermadera, the very resistant material that can be used instead of steel

A wood 12 times stronger than natural wood and stronger than many titanium alloys. It is the “supermadera”, developed by engineers from the University of Maryland , in the United States, who found a way to treat the wood that makes it as strong as steel. “We found a promising solution in...

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The lucrative business of positive opinions on the internet (and how to detect a false review)

The lucrative business of positive opinions on the internet (and how to detect a false review)

The reviews are worth gold on the internet. If many users make positive comments about a product or service, this can not only improve the reputation of the company that offers them, but also the place it occupies in the search engines, which is vital for any business with digital presence. “How many...

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The worrying negative effects of social networks on the mental health of children and adolescents

The worrying negative effects of social networks on the mental health of children and adolescents

When Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, from the United Kingdom, first received a 16-year-old boy who had self-harmed and ended up in the emergency room, the first thing he thought about was giving him antidepressants. “But I talked to him and it seemed to me that his use of social media was...

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How the iPhone’s secret code was leaked online and how it can affect Apple users

How the iPhone’s secret code was leaked online and how it can affect Apple users

Just a few days ago a secret that Apple had very well kept and that is key to start some of their phones and tablets was revealed on the internet. The company confirmed that a critical part of the source code of its iOS operating system using iPhones and iPads was...

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The “deodorant challenge” and other deadly challenges that Internet children imitate: what can parents do to avoid them?

The “deodorant challenge” and other deadly challenges that Internet children imitate: what can parents do to avoid them?

The death of a 7-year-old girl in Brazil has aroused alarm over the “challenges” that circulate in Internet videos. Adrielly Gonçalves died in a hospital in São Bernardo do Campo, in the state of Sao Paulo, after suffering a cardiac arrest at home. According to a text that one of...

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Redheaded, bald, frozen and even stunned: 157 new emojis that you’ll soon be able to use on your cell phone

Redheaded, bald, frozen and even stunned: 157 new emojis that you’ll soon be able to use on your cell phone

Do you feel like crying? It is very hot? Or rather a cold that is freezing you? Or what happens to you is that you woke up somewhat stunned? If so, you can finally represent those and many other emotions in your online conversations with the new emoji list that has just been...

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What would happen to you if you went into a black hole?

What would happen to you if you went into a black hole?

What’s in a black hole? Could we get into a spaceship in one of them? Jorge Luis Álvarez asked recently from Mexico when we invited the readers of BBC Mundo to send their scientific questions. We rained questions from all over Latin America (thanks!). The mathematician Hannah Fry and the geneticist Adam...

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“Human Uber”, the strange technology invented in Japan to replace people with masks with screens

“Human Uber”, the strange technology invented in Japan to replace people with masks with screens

What comes next may look like a chapter in the award-winning futuristic Black Mirror series . .. but is not. It is a new technology known as “Human Uber” (human Uber) that allows a person to “replace” another in events and other social situations by placing a screen on his face and a device that projects...

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