Facebook Is Keeping Tabs On Your Every Move & More In What You Need to Know
Some crazy stuff is going on regarding Facebook and just how much they know about what you’re looking at online. Plus, your child’s diet at school will be getting better as well as what you can expect if your child has or doesn’t have a high IQ. Check it out.
National – The Federal Trade Commission and Facebook have been going head to head in recent weeks. The social-media website could be in trouble for violating users’ privacy by making too much of their personal information, public. Facebook officials also acknowledged that the social networking giant has been able to create a running log of the Web pages each of its members has visited in the last 90 days.
National – The final version of a spending bill was released late Monday. The bill outlines school lunch standards the Agriculture Department proposed earlier this year. New restrictions on the use of potatoes would be enforced to lower sodium in students’ diets and boost whole grains. The bill will keep pizza and French fries on school lunch menus while certain amounts of vegetables will be offered as well.
Health – A new study shows children with high IQs are more likely to use marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines and other illicit drugs than adults and teenagers. Data was collected on nearly 8,000 British men and women over three decades. The study was done by researchers from Cardiff University and University College London. The study was published online Monday, in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Albany – The College of Nanoscale and Engineering could soon be taking over the former Union Station, the building now known as Kiernan Plaza. The landmark is at 575 Broadway in Albany. The school is rapidly expanding and wants to use the former train station as incubator space for smaller technology companies. The Nanocollege would partner with Capitalize Albany, the city’s economic development division, to purchase the building.