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facebook's mobile phones say XOXO to mail investigations: your daily distraction... you're welcome

facebook's mobile phones say XOXO to mail investigations: your daily distraction... you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #259 • View online

Still Think That Mobile Phones Make You Stupid? Think Again
“Those darn kids and their mobile phones!” says Uncle Tony, still in his bathrobe after dinner. Well, now you can tell Uncle Tony to read this Think With Google report and then get dressed. It turns out that 75% of people feel more productive when using mobiles and 60% actually feel more confident, too. So go ahead, whip out your iPhone and don’t let uncle Tony get to you.
Who knows? Uncle Tony might even buy an iPhone now, too.
Who knows? Uncle Tony might even buy an iPhone now, too.
Delivery Time May Vary
Doing the rounds on Reddit today is this hilarious gif of a perpetually turning parcel on a conveyor belt. It’s currently sitting at over 40k upvotes in a little under 24 hours. One thing’s for sure, whoever ordered this parcel is going to be waiting for a long time before they get it.
"It never takes this long when my hoomans order the catnip..."
"It never takes this long when my hoomans order the catnip..."
Facebook Makes Truce With ICO, While Twitter Takes Over
Twitter aims to fill the publisher void that Facebook left by making news the first thing you see when you open the app. Is Facebook starting to regret its decision to deprioritize publishers? Probably not, because it’s too busy celebrating avoiding a hefty fine by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), who recently closed their investigation over data sharing. 
Facebook right now.
Facebook right now.
But Facebook Still Fails
Sigh… you were all clear, Facebook. All you had to do was keep your head down for a while. NOPE! Facebook is now under fire for suggesting videos of a sexual and illegal nature in its search suggestions. How many facepalms have we had to throw out this week? Far too many.
We're running out of facepalm gifs.
We're running out of facepalm gifs.
After Saying XOXO, XOXO Returns
After a no-show in 2017, XOXO is back! The festival, which describes itself as “an experimental festival for independent artists and creators who work on the internet” returns home to Portland on September 6 - 9 2018. Bonus points for live streaming artists creating some wonderful stuff on your website, XOXO. Check it out!
September can't come soon enough!
September can't come soon enough!
Have a happy Freedom of Information Day from all of us here at Truly Social!
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