Rich and poor side by side in Brazil

A survey on social inequality carried out by Oxfam revealed that the richest 5% hold the same share of income as the remaining 95% of the Brazilian population. The increase in inequality is a global trend, and Brazil has followed this trend. The economy is still very good for those who already have a lot and terrible for those who have little. Jorge Paulo Lemann (AB Inbev), Joseph Safra (Banco Safra), Marcel Hermmann Telles (AB Inbev), Carlos Alberto Sicupira (AB Inbev), Eduardo Saverin (Facebook) and Ermirio Pereira de Moraes (Grupo Votorantim) are the six most people of Brazil. Together, they concentrate the same wealth asRead More →

Inaccurate search results on Google

I usually search tide times in Fort Lauderdale when I’m about to go paddling as there are some spots that only allow for paddling when the tide is high. Everytime I search “Tide fort Lauderdale” I get these old results from Almanac that have incorrect tide times. If people don’t attempt to the fact that its old they might rely on the info Google is showing from Almanac.com. And that’s what happened to me. On a saturday a few months ago, I search for that term and went on my merry way to paddle Whiskey Creek in Dania Beach, by Fort Lauderdale. It’s a beautifulRead More →

Magnet attracting social likes on social media.

Social media gave way to a new meaning for the term social capital. Social capital now means how much influence one can effect in society or a group. Originally, the term social capital included when someone opens a door for someone, returns a lost item to a stranger, gives someone directions, loans something without a contract, and any other beneficial interaction between people, even if they don’t know each other. Now with social media giving everyday people a platform to voice their opinions and showcase their talents, this growth in audience and having any influence over this audience has become a symbol of power inRead More →

Tik Tok Ceo Kevin Mayer

I know people are making money on Youtube as the largest platform, but don’t hear much about people making a killing on Facebook or Instagram. I like to keep an eye on ways these platforms can get monetized. Now, TikTok, a growing platform has announced on Thursday (23) the creation of a new $ 200 million fund that will be used to finance some of the most popular content creators on the platform. A company spokesman says that the fund entitled TikTok Creator Fund will be used to support creators who “seek opportunities to secure livelihoods” within the app’s ecosystem. I have been saying thatRead More →

Brazilians taking selfie.

A 2019 research found that the time spent by social networks globally increased by 60% in the last seven years. To a research company GlobalWebIndex, based in London, they analyzed data from 45 major internet markets in the world and estimated that the average daily time each person spent on sites or social media applications increased by about 90 minutes in 2012 to 143 minutes we first three months of 2019. There are great regional and national variations. In regional terms, Latin America and other countries use non-world social networks – at a daily rate of 212 minutes, at least, or the highest level recordedRead More →