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25% of a Group Can Change Everyone's Behavior

25% of a Group Can Change Everyone's Behavior

In a very simple version of the “tipping point” theory, a new paper says that in groups of anywhere from 100 to 100,000, just 25-31% of the group can set a new behavioral norm for the whole group.
Facebook's new Groups tool connects members to mentors

Facebook's new Groups tool connects members to mentors

If you thought that Facebook's mentor program would be a good fit for group members looking for a helping hand, you'll be glad to hear that Facebook agrees. The social network is bringing its

Argentina residents use Facebook 'barter clubs' to make ends meet

Social networks can provide valuable services to the less fortunate, but sometimes they may be as much symptoms of problems as they are solutions. Reuters has reported that Argentina's poor are
[Update: 'Only admins can send' feature also added] WhatsApp's new group features are rolling out to everyone [APK Download]

[Update: 'Only admins can send' feature also added] WhatsApp's new group features are rolling out to everyone [APK Download]

Update 1: 2018/07/02 6:19am PDT Groups can now be set up in which 'Only admins' can send messages At the start of this month, WhatsApp added some new features to group conversations in the beta

New York VC Steve Schlafman has a new gig with Primary Venture Partners

Steve Schlafman has been an East Coast investor for roughly a decade — scouring deals for the Kraft Group ahead of joining Lerer Hippeau as an early employee, then spending more than four years as a

Facebook launches new tools for Group admins, including free customer service

Facebook’s Groups are one of the social network’s most popular products, with more than 1.4 billion monthly users across tens of millions of active groups. Today, the company is rolling out a series
WhatsApp's new group features are rolling out to everyone [APK Download]

WhatsApp's new group features are rolling out to everyone [APK Download]

At the start of this month, WhatsApp added some new features to group conversations in the beta version of the Android app. Those features and more are now rolling out to everyone in the stable
Facebook is moving Groups into the spotlight

Facebook is moving Groups into the spotlight

At the Facebook Developers conference today in San Jose, California, Chris Cox noted that the use of Groups is on pace to outgrow the main Facebook experience itself, with 1.4 billion users currently.

Facebook is launching a new Groups tab and plug-in

Facebook is rolling out a new Groups tab and plugin, announced CEO Mark Zuckerberg during his opening keynote at Facebook’s F8 developer conference this morning. The addition of the new Groups tab on
Drop Google and Facebook Groups and Use This Instead

Drop Google and Facebook Groups and Use This Instead

Trying to find the best tool to get a bunch of people organized and sharing knowledge can be a pain. Google Groups can feel exceedingly complicated. Facebook cares little about your privacy. And if
Join the New Offspring Facebook Group

Join the New Offspring Facebook Group

As a parent, you could use some backup—smart ideas, time-saving tricks and totally non-judgmental support from fellow moms and dads who are right there with you in the trenches. That’s why we’ve just
Interview: HotelPlanner CEO Defends His Company’s NRA Ties

Interview: HotelPlanner CEO Defends His Company’s NRA Ties

Stopping people under 21 years old from being able to effortlessly buy assault rifles is a societal decision. But it remains open for debate on how travel companies should treat a gun lobby that
Facebook opens up social VR app Spaces to Groups

Facebook opens up social VR app Spaces to Groups

Facebook Spaces is no longer just a place for you to hang out with friends and family in your list: you can also use it to form bonds with people in the Groups you're in. You can now host or join a VR
These Facebook Groups Will Help You Master the Instant Pot

These Facebook Groups Will Help You Master the Instant Pot

The Instant Pot was the kitchen toy to give and get this holiday season, but their black-box vibe can be a little intimidating at first. If you’re slightly overwhelmed with all those buttons and
Opioid Addiction Kills Tens of Thousands of Americans Each Year. These 2 Scrappy Startups Are Trying to Save Those Lives

Opioid Addiction Kills Tens of Thousands of Americans Each Year. These 2 Scrappy Startups Are Trying to Save Those Lives

Opioid abuse is one of America's top public health problems. But these companies have new ways to help.
Telegram 4.3 adds better replies in groups, a new contact invite system, and more [APK Download]

Telegram 4.3 adds better replies in groups, a new contact invite system, and more [APK Download]

I've come to expect great things from every new Telegram update. Each one seems to enhance the quality-of-life for the users, and the latest brings some of those. Version 4.3 adds a much better group
Facebook says goodbye to the Groups app on September 1

Facebook says goodbye to the Groups app on September 1

In its quest to bring all of the things into the core application, Facebook has decided to sunset the Groups app on September 1. If you're not deep in the FB world, then you might be forgiven for
Microsoft adds Groups collaboration tool to the Android Outlook app

Microsoft adds Groups collaboration tool to the Android Outlook app

Fans of Microsoft's Outlook will be pleased to hear that last year's most useful new feature is now coming to the Android app. Outlook Groups has had its own distinct app for a while, but after
Facebook Under Fire for How It Handles Child Pornography

Facebook Under Fire for How It Handles Child Pornography

A BBC report says the social network isn't doing enough to stop it.
Facebook Under Fire for How It Handles Child Pornography

Facebook Under Fire for How It Handles Child Pornography

A BBC report says the social network isn't doing enough to stop it.