September 4, 2011 | Digital Privacy


Heise’s 2-Click Solution for Facebook Privacy

Heise, a German computer magazine, tweaked their website to force users to click on the Facebook ‘Like’ button before it activates.

This protects your privacy because, normally, the button image (downloaded from Facebook’s servers) automatically tells Facebook that you’re visiting that page when it loads.

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March 12, 2010 | Interesting Web Sites


OK, you’ve heard of MySpace. Been there done that.

In fact it’s become fashionable to make fun of MySpace in favor of Facebook, the flavor-of-the-month social networking site.

Now get ready for MyOuterSpace.

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February 24, 2010 | Interesting Web Sites


I found out about a new social media organization service called Cadmus the other day.

If you’re active in social networking like Twitter, you probably get a lot of updates in your incoming streams.

Cadmus organizes these streams and prevents you from having to wade through duplicates.

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February 5, 2010 | Digital Security


I wrote the other day about social media backup with a new service called Backupify.

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January 30, 2010 | Digital Security


These days many people prefer to have their applications in the cloud, instead of hosting them by themselves.

For example, people who use Gmail prefer accessing e-mail through a web browser instead of downloading their e-mail and viewing it with an e-mail program.

But what happens if Google loses your e-mail? The answer, for some, might be Backupify, a new cloud backup service.

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January 20, 2010 | Uncategorized

eMotion Social Connect Digital Photo Frame

It had to happen some time, I suppose. Digital photo frames, which up until now have just been limited to displaying photos from your USB flash drive, have not only Wi-Fi, but are also doing something with that Wi-Fi. The new generation of digital photo frames are social networking-enabled. They’ll download and display photos from [...]

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