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Get a job through your friends

I thought this was a clever integration of two very powerful networks, SimplyHired and Facebook.

04 Jun 2:18 PM 0 Read More...

Delete Your Facebook!

Well, I’d have a hard time selling that statement. But you should be careful when using it.

It’s not mere coincidence that my last post was regarding Facebook’s charmingly lengthy privacy statement and this one is about Facebook’s privacy issues.

It all comes out

Recently the…

17 May 12:31 PM 1 Read More...

Facebook Privacy Policy a Tad Wordy - Puts US Constitution to Shame

The New York Times has compiled a great set of info-graphics that illustrate the length of Facebook’s intricate privacy policy statement.

Concerned about your privacy on Facebook? Dig in for a long read. It’s a pretty comprehensive document.

Not particularly shocking, just amusing.

From The New York…

13 May 1:09 PM 0 Read More...

Facebook adds Twitter-like call-outs

I only noticed this tonight, but it seems like Facebook has added functionality for tagging other Facebookers…

23 Oct 12:07 AM 0 Read More...

Send large files over the web? Better use a carrier pigeon

A South African company, The Unlimited, has taken upon itself to prove a point: that using a carrier pigeon to send digital data is faster than using the local big-time telecom company’s internet service.

The Unlimited attempted this experiment by strapping memory cards to pigeons and sending them…

10 Sep 1:24 PM 0 Read More...