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Week in pictures: 12 – 18 May 2018

Palestinians run for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip on 14 May. Image copyrightJANE BARLOW/PAImage captionAuction house staff at Bonhams in Edinburgh, pose with a replica Ryder Cup. The cup, presented to Sergio Garcia

Social media spurs growth of risky ‘viral challenges’

 As social media has grown, so has the popularity of so-called viral challenges. From the “Vaseline challenge” to the “ghost pepper challenge”, many teens are attempting stunts that can have dangerous consequences. “My friend tried the cinnamon challenge; he had to go to the hospital for a

Smart Columbus releases operating system to solve transportation challenges

Smart Columbus—a partnership of businesses, local governments and research groups that oversees the city’s work on the federal Smart Cities grant—is introducing the initial version of a computer operating system meant to address a variety of transportation-related challenges in the city of Columbus this week. The system is called the Smart

Sunny Leone Is Breaking The Internet With Her Latest Lingerie Photo Shoot…

The sultry Sunny Leone has raised the mercury even more with her latest photo shoot, in which the siren is seen clad in lingerie. The Indo-Canadian sensation recently shared a few pictures with her fans, in which she is see flaunting her sexy body. Along with one of the

Internet Daily: Gmail Offline Support, Revamped YouTube Music, Facebook’s New Marketing Startegy in India and more

Today’s Internet Daily talks about Gmail, YouTube Music, Facebook, Twitter, and Google News. Keep reading to know the latest happenings on these services. Gmail Gets Offline Support Google’s latest addition to its slew of updates includes offline support for Gmail. To recall, Google announced Gmail’s web app last month,

Master the Web’s Most Popular Platform (It’ll Only Cost You $19)

WordPress powers almost half of the websites in the entire world, and for good reason—it’s versatile, powerful, and easy to customize once you learn your way around. We can help with that part. Get the WordPress Essentials Lifetime Bundle for $19 at the Mary Sue Shop. The bundle

BeTheme: The WordPress Theme that Follows the Latest Design Trends

This article was created in partnership with BAWMedia. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. 2018 may be one of the greatest years yet for web design and web designers. There are web designers who are looking to stay relevant by keeping up with the

Web Design Firm Opens New Sarasota Office

IMAGE: KABOOMPICS The St. Louis web and mobile design and development company Engage recently opened a second office in Sarasota and hired two new staff members. Kristen Palm will oversee Engage projects and initiatives from inception to completion and collaborate with internal teams and partners. She has expertise in website maintenance, advertising strategy, search engine

Social media: The zero-trust game

Our value today is measured in numbers. Followers, connections, likes, tweets, and impressions now count toward not only the value of our opinions but also quantify our sphere of influence. These metrics, however, are easily manipulated to such an extent that even elections have allegedly been at

Why Social Media Discretion Is Increasingly Important to Your Brand

Pre-internet, the extent to which we knew about each other was the extent to which we volunteered information about ourselves. We generally kept our business to ourselves, and we were happy in our ignorance. We had a work life and, at the end of a long day, we