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Back in high school, everyone was crazy about Hot or Not? Back in the day, Hot or Not? wasn’t the quasi matchmaking service that is today, but rather just a site to rate the photos of random strangers. At our core, I think people love to share opinions and pass [...]Read More »
There’s a reason most relationships begin when two people are introduced to each other by a mutual friend. For whatever reason, human beings are more comfortable around people that have been given a “Seal of Approval” from a trusted source. But what do you do if you’re in a new [...]Read More »
Will your “friends” on Facebook take a bullet for you?Read More »
Twitter’s been having a good week. First co-founder Biz Stone announced that they had been granted a patent on the invention of the service, and now they’re celebrating their seventh birthday. Twitter is seven years old? Now doesn’t that make you feel old? It definitely makes me feel old.
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Facebook, don’t do this. You recently showed off a newly redesigned News Feed and it looked great. Things were looking up. And then you had to go off and do something like this.
If you’re wondering what exactly Facebook did wrong this time, it’s exactly what you see in the [...]Read More »
In today’s world of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, social media (also referred to as social networking) is commonplace to even the youngest among us (well, maybe not for the older generations). Last week we saw a comic of social networking in the 16th century. Today let’s see how social networking [...]Read More »
A father in Boston is paying his daughter to quit Facebook. He’s giving her $200 to stop using the social network for at least 5 months, and they even have their own official contract containing the agreement.
The agreement states that Paul Baier, the father, will get access to his [...]Read More »
Social networking, also loosely refereed to as social media, is a relatively new phenomenon created by the rise of web 2.0 websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Sure there were similar sites before and there are similar websites after, but these three are the big three when it comes [...]Read More »
As I have said time and time again, I don’t social network. No Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. for me aside from profiles for dotTech. (I do LinkedIn but that is for professional purposes and not really a social network in my book.) If you are in the same boat as [...]Read More »
Do you think a censored Facebook is better than no Facebook at all? That seems to be the thinking behind Iran’s recent decision to develop “intelligent software” to censor social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, instead of outright blocking them completely.
Facebook and Twitter, as any Iranian would know, [...]Read More »
[Firefox] Tab Badge puts new message notifications for e-mail accounts and social networks in your tabJoshua October 2, 2012 0
In the age of e-mail and social networks, we are often bombarded with new messages, may those be e-mails, Wall posts, or tweets. In fact, we get so many messages it can often be hard to keep track of the new ones. That is where Tab Badge comes in.[...]
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Facebook is notorious for retaining user information, even after users has opted to remove it from Facebook. One such example is photos.
Although officially Facebook claimed it allowed users to permanently delete photos from Facebook, unofficial reports from Facebook users said otherwise. Indeed while ‘deleted’ photos would no longer be [...]Read More »
Facebook has a bad rap across the digital world for its lack of respect for user privacy. Indeed Facebook is often juggling its privacy settings and introducing new, confusing features; Mark Zuckerberg himself has admitted Facebook has made “high-profile mistakes” in regards to user privacy. With all the personal information [...]Read More »
It’s not the first time that we are hearing about the social networking giant trying to peep into the lives of its users. This time around Facebook is planning is to track the usage statistics and characteristics of mobile apps that Facebook users install on their devices to provide users [...]Read More »
Facebook’s “Like” button has been very popular in recent years; and is one of the features which helps Facebook standout from its rival social networks in a semi-innovative way. Facebook has now come up with a new idea — a “Want” button.
Facebook has, till now, enabled users to “Like” [...]Read More »