Here’s What Happens Every Minute on the Internet in 2020

Social media has seeped into virtually all aspects of modern life. The vast social media universe collectively now holds 3.8 billion users, representing roughly 50% of the global population.

With an additional billion internet users projected to come online in the coming years, it’s possible that the social media universe could expand even further.

How the Networks Stack Up

To begin, let’s take a look at how social networks compare in terms of monthly active users (MAUs)—an industry metric widely used to gauge the success of these platforms.

Rank Social Network MAUs In Millions Country of Origin
#1 Facebook 2,603
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Social Media Shaming Your College

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We’ve all seen social media used to shame people we disagree with. Those milliseconds of tsk-tsking might feel good, but I doubt they’re helpful.

Then my colleague Natasha Singer told me about pandemic shaming I can get behind.

College students are using TikTok, Twitter and other apps to embarrass their universities when they fail to care for people who have been isolated in special Covid-19 dorms or are in quarantine units because of a possible exposure.

Natasha, who wrote this week

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HMD Global Announces Launch Event for ‘New Nokia Phones’ on September 22

HMD Global is hosting a launch event on September 22. This event, like all the other recent ones, is going to be held virtually. The event will be live streamed via Nokia Mobile YouTube channel. HMD Global hasn’t announced the name of the phones arriving next week. It is largely expected that the company may launch the Nokia 3.4 and Nokia 2.4 during the event. Nokia 3.4 has been leaked on several occasions in the recent past and it is tipped to have a triple rear camera setup.

The company has announced that the September 22 launch event will begin

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Cuomo Says Colleges With Outbreaks May Have to Go Remote

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said colleges with more than 100 Covid-19 cases may have to switch to remote learning.

The state health department is issuing regulations to require colleges to notify the state when they have 100 cases in two weeks. Seven, including Cornell and Hofstra, have seen outbreaks, Cuomo said at a virus press briefing. Cuomo said that if primary and secondary schools see a cluster, the state also will step in.

This weekend there was a large gathering of New York University students in Washington Square Park in Manhattan, Cuomo said, adding that city enforcement officials and

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BYU still working on its 2020 college football schedule, adds Louisiana Tech for Oct. 2


BYU is an interesting case study in this 2020 season as an independent looking to piece together as full of a schedule as possible while much of college football has chosen to take on conference-heavy or conference-only slates. The Cougars had eight games on the schedule, including the 55-3 thumping of Navy earlier this month, but had to postpone their Week 3 matchup against Army after “a small number of COVID-19 test results and the resulting tracing exposures” within the BYU program. 

As of this time, no makeup date has been announced for the Army game. But in its

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