What started as a joke, caused Gamestop stock to reach an all-time high. In the subreddit r/wallstreetbets Reddit users were able to make the retailer’s stock soar by more than 500% this month. Experts feel that it’s a lot of kids gambling” however it’s more than that. Reddit users have cracked how simple a rigged system is, and are succeeding in exploiting it. Is it Wall Street investors versus Redditors?
This winter, many parents in Ontario are concerned about their children going back to school while the pandemic continues. It doesn’t help that it has been recently revealed that Ontario has watered down its strategies to keep COVID-19 out of classrooms. Even though they sitting on 12 billion dollars, they still chose the cheapest path by choosing not to test in schools, while increasing bigger class sizes.
Once life starts to return to normal from the pandemic, experts think that children will face “a period of withdrawal” from their tech screens. There is no doubt that screen time for kids has doubled since March and will keep going up as more time passes. Are you worried about your child’s screen time? Are you able to balance physical activity versus screen time as you are working remotely yourself?
Two weeks after a violent and deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol encouraged and praised by the outgoing president, the world watches today as President-elect Joe Biden will officially become President of the United States. There is no doubt that the political climate has stretched to the breaking point. With the clearest threats of domestic terrorism that the U.S. has ever seen, the polarized country can heal, but the issue may be whether enough people actually want to.
Many users are fleeing the messaging app WhatsApp after it’s announcement that it would begin sharing usage data with it’s parent company Facebook. The company has responded that it won’t reverse the policy but will only delay the update until May 2021. How do you feel about your browser and online history? Would you mind it that data was used and sold?