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May 28, 2015
A student has developed a new app that uses Facebook Messenger data to pinpoint the exact location, on a map, of anyone you connect with via Messenger. The app highlights, once again, the vast expanse of data Facebook captures and stores on users.
New App Reveals Facebook Location Data to Anyone You Connect with via Messenger | Social Media Today
July 15, 2014
A Dutch nonprofit, Just B.V., is behind the latest effort to get people to stop using Facebook. The campaign, “99 Days of Freedom,” was inspired by the recent Facebook A/B test that suppressed some posts to see if a more upbeat or downbeat News Feed prompted users to post more positive or negative updates of their own.
December 16, 2013
If you’ve read this blog for a while, you know I used to be kind of obsessed with Facebook’s privacy fails. Then, I really just stopped caring. Or, rather, I gave up any illusion that anything I or anyone else posts or does on Facebook is private.
June 13, 2013
Twitter, Instagram, Google+ now Facebook. #Finally. But before you start hashtagging in your next Facebook post, what about your privacy? Here are a few questions that Facebook hashtags have brought to mind:
November 08, 2012
'Mike,’ who earns more than $75k a year, likes keeping fit, is technologically savvy and has a fetish for 18th-century collectible clocks is targetable for your marketing campaign. How should you use this information best?
April 03, 2012
If you're in the UK, when, where and who you tweeted, facebooked, messaged, rang, checked in, photographed, skyped, may soon be stored and analysed in real-time by a body that most people don't trust - The Government.
October 31, 2011
"Just in time for the Halloween, TakeThisLolliop, leverages the power of Facebook personalization, much like Intel’s Museum of Me, to create quite the creepy visual experience that showcases the importance of the information you share on social networks."
September 21, 2011
Facebook sent out an email today entitled "Facebook will be sending you less email - learn why. We're trying out a new feature to reduce the amount of email you receive from Facebook. Starting today, we are turning off most individual email notifications and instead, we'll send you a summary only if there are popular stories you may have missed..."
January 18, 2011
Image via Wikipedia Would you write down and leave your personal details in a public place where you knew they could easily be found? Excepting prostitutes putting their calling cards in phone boxes the answer for most of us would be a resounding no. But in the online world we simply don’t apply...
October 11, 2010
Facebook Groups is quite simply: Facebook The Way It Should Be. Last Wednesday Facebook introduced a revamped version of their "groups" feature. If you are 100% new to groups take a look at the crazy short video below (it's only 2 minutes!). After that, and to really get you rolling in style we...