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June 07, 2016

Bumped Book Thread Because I'd Like to Continue All the Book Discussions I Had to Stop Because of My Dumb Job

I'm such a trendsetter.

People are spending less time on social media apps, in some cases substantially less, a new study from marketing intelligence firm SimilarWeb found.

The company compared Android users' daily time spent on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat from January to March 2016 with the same period in 2015. The firm looked at data from the U.S, UK, Germany, Spain, Australia, India, South Africa, Brazil and Spain.

Facebook's Instagram saw the biggest year-over-year drop usage was down 23.7 percent this year, closely followed by Twitter (down 23.4 percent), Snapchat (down 15.7 percent) and Facebook (down 8 percent), the study found.

Twitter's stock is trading down around 34 percent, and Facebook's stock is up almost 14 percent so far this year.

Books >> Tweets and "Likes."

Book recommendations, anyone?

I'm currently reading "Ringworld" by Larry Niven. I read it in HS, so I'm re-rereading it.

I'm also reading Robert Lustig's "Fat Chance" because I'm on an anti-sugar/anti-carb kick. I just read Jason Fung's "The Obesity Code."

Apparently Intermittent fasting -- which I had good results with, but then stopped a while ago -- is now widely accepted by doctors (if not completely) as healthy.

Anyone else out there on IF?


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