How Freelance Workers Can Use Technology to Their Advantage

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Technology is an absolutely massive part of our society and as such, people from all around the world are constantly using it as a means to improve both their personal and their professional life. When it comes to the world of freelancing, this is no exception. There are freelancers everywhere who are constantly referring to technology as a means to make work a lot more straightforward and efficient for them. Are you curious as to how? This article will go into more detail about the different ways that freelance workers…

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Are Ebooks Worth It? Does Anyone Actually Read Them?

Are ebooks worth it?

From the least to the most popular books on Amazon, are people reading the digital copies? For a long time, readers, authors and publishers alike were asking “are ebooks worth it?”.  That time is well behind us as digital books have taken off in the last handful of years. The advantages of ebooks simply cannot be ignored, and they are a staple for any book release. A recent Pew Research Center survey on book formats and consumption showed that while traditional print (comprised primarily by paperback and hardcovers) remains the…

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Could a parent’s smartphone use be harmful to her toddler?

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A recent study by Tel Aviv University in Israel suggests a child’s development might be affected. Parents distracted by regular smartphone use are potentially causing long-term developmental damage to toddlers due to the lack of interaction between parent and child. This, according to a newly published study by Tel Aviv University researchers in Israel. The researchers determined that kids get four times less attention when their moms were on their phones. The study found that toddlers who have moms with regular smartphone use receive a reduction in interaction by a…

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Instagram encourages teens to take a social media break

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The platform has rolled out new safety features ahead of testifying before US lawmakers. Immediately before the head of the company was slated to face US lawmakers on the subject of child safety online, Instagram launched a new feature to encourage teens to take a social media break from the platform. This feature has been rolled out in a number of different countries including the United States and Canada. The Take a Break program was created to tell teen users to take a social media break when they’ve been using…

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Mobile shopping trends are boosting e-commerce adoption in emerging markets

Mobile shopping trends - Shopping on mobile

As a growing number of everyday tasks are completed online, doors are opening in countries worldwide. Though mobile shopping trends have been steadily growing in the United States and have been spurred on by the pandemic as more people are inclined to stay home to shop, this growth is also being seen in emerging markets where e-commerce hadn’t broadly taken hold. Emerging retail markets are now taking off online due to the expansion of m-commerce use. The growing participation in mobile shopping trends is playing in favor of the Emerging…

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