Friday, June 14, 2013

Alarming Facebook Misuse Stats - An Infography

Facebook is booming and business has never been better for the social media giant. However, it’s proliferation in the last few years has resulted in some unintended and unwanted consequences. The alarming numbers on Facebook are on the rise and further climbing. Be it a teen or an employee – effort is needed to ensure that the damaging impact of Facebook is contained and curbed – this is where tools such as the Facebook spy come in. Teens can end up being a victim of Facebook depression just like employees can end up getting their firm into trouble by posting a rant online. Parents can lose their teens in a forest of problems associated with the social media giant and employers can get caught in a great storm by ignoring the same. So you think Facebook is as damaging as we do?

Source:  mobistealth.com
 



Thursday, June 13, 2013

First Video Ever To Be Uploaded to YouTube

Me at the zoo is the first video ever to be uploaded to YouTube. It was uploaded at 8:27 pm on Saturday, April 23, 2005 by Jawed Karim, one of the co-founders of the site, under the username "jawed". Described by The Observer as "poor-quality", the video was shot by Yakov Lapitsky at the San Diego Zoo; it features Karim in front of the elephants, explaining how interesting their "really, really, really long trunks" are, and is 19 seconds long.


The Los Angeles Times states: "as the first video uploaded to YouTube, it played a pivotal role in fundamentally altering how people consumed media and helped usher in a golden era of the 60-second video." As of June 2012, the video had received over 8 million views. Now take a look at that video...