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Culture Technology

Aren’t We Done With Facebook Yet?

Wow. So much has happened since I started writing this article. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp went down. Facebook Whistleblowers seem to be coming out of the woodwork. The Wall Street Journal released a whole series called the Facebook Files. All those complaints from people saying they won’t use Oculus VR were redeemed when Oculus owners […]

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Culture Technology

I Deleted WhatsApp Which Officially Makes Me Facebook Free… or does it?

“WhatsApp” with WhatsApp WhatsApp joined Facebook in 2014. It took a long time for Facebook to get any benefit from WhatsApp because the app was encrypted. Facebook couldn’t find a way to get WhatsApp data without breaking the encryption, and user’s trust. It seems like they now found a workaround. The WhatsApp privacy policy says […]

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Blogtober Virtual Reality

Privacy and Your VR Data

Full transparency, I started this post two years ago after F8 and the release of the Oculus Quest. Since then, Oculus Connect turned into Facebook Connect. Facebook is requiring Facebook sign ins on all Oculus devices, and I’m wondering, where does VR have left to go? There are still lots of people who love the […]

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Business Virtual Reality

The Battle for the Metaverse in 2020

Wow, this year did not start off with the BANG that I thought. I woke up New Years Day with a terrible headache that turned out to be a sinus infection. I now, finally feel like myself again. In that time I saw a slew of 2019 VR/AR recaps and 2020 tech predictions and analysis […]

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Book Reviews

5 More Books for You to Enjoy this Winter

Lilyotron is a participant in Amazon’s affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Lilyotron.blog. Bill Gates recently published his list of five books to enjoy this winter. It inspired me. I actually read one of the books on his list, which never happens. […]

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Blogtober Technology

3 Terms Every Social Media User Needs To Know

Blogtober day 15: Let’s get educated on how we can take back the net through personal, behavioral changes.