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  • Facebook has transformed the way we interact with each other – social media is a way for us to keep in touch with family and friends, as well as find and catch up people that we haven’t seen in a long time. For many people, Facebook has become a part of their daily lives and it’s something that they don’t go a day without checking.  But, Facebook won’t stop at simply being a leader in social networking. Now, they’re considering how they can get involved with what happens in workplace communication, too.  Recent reports show that the company is now in the pilot testing phase of Facebook at Work, a corporate service that will be used as a social network for individual companies as well as organizations. It’s similar to the Facebook that everyone is already used to, except it is modified to reflect just workplace interactions. (1)

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  • The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is happening right now and people all over are keeping an eye on all of the gadgets that are making their debut at this year’s show.  At the show, Intel introduced its new product: a wearable computer. This product will mean that wearable gadgets won’t be overly bulky or awkward. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich pulled a button off of his blazer during the show and then explained that it housed the Curie module.

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  • Are you a new parent that is well-connected in the technology area? If you’re an adult that relies on a smartphone and a variety of apps to get through the day, don’t fear – there are a variety of apps, as well as separate “techy” gadgets that are geared towards new parents with babies. These can be very helpful!

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  • Technology acts like a drug for some people. For many digital addicts, they walk around in a foggy stupor, their brains numbed by the amount of time they spend in front of a screen. A new poll that was conducted this month by The Trending Machine reported that 92% of adults are addicted to at least one thing in the digital world, with social media being the main addiction.  

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Video Game Addiction

Written by Dr. Andrew Doan & Brooke Strickland on .