Use With Caution: Defamation in 140 Characters or Less

Twitter has the capacity for providing an easy outlet for individuals to vent about their daily travails and perceived insults. However, users should exercise caution. Indeed, they need to be cognizant that despite the ease with which the need for their emotional catharsis can be satiated, there is an audience, and there is an ever-looming […]

A LinkedIn IPO?

LinkedIn appears to be gearing up for an IPO in the near future, while Facebook appears to be trying hard to avoid one. LinkedIn doesn’t have the massive infusions of private investments that Facebook has attracted, though, and so an IPO makes perfect sense. More Information For more information go to: http://www.technewsworld.com/story/71596.html

Is A Facebook Search Engine Inevitable?

The news broke yesterday that Facebook was getting a whopping $500 million from Goldman Sachs and existing investor Digital Sky Technologies at a valuation of $50 billion. On to the fun stuff: what might Facebook do, beyond making more people rich, with all the money? More headcount and more acquisitions are obvious moves. More Information […]

Top 5 Current Facebook Scams

Even though you believe you got the Facebook “thing” under control you might be aware that a number of Facebook scams exist, some being more obvious to spot than others. A simple lapse in concentration or placing trust in the recommendation of a friend could compromise your account, and any websites that share your Facebook […]

Facebook’s modern messaging system

Today, Facebook unveiled what it’s calling a “modern messaging system” which aims to make digital communication “seamless, informal, immediate, personal.” Facebook will give its users Facebook.com email addresses, but that’s not what makes this a big deal—what makes this really different is the fact that it brings together all users’ communications across e-mail, Instant Messaging, […]

Facebook Pledges Steps on User Data

Facebook Inc. told lawmakers it had taken steps to prevent the sharing of personal information about users, including temporarily suspending certain applications from its site. That came after The Wall Street Journal reported recently that certain applications on Facebook were sending users’ ID numbers to marketers, in violation of Facebook’s policies. The lawmakers sought details […]

Buyers Beware! Facebook User IDs were sold to broker.

Some developers at Facebook Inc. were placed on a six-month suspension because they sold identifying user information to a broker, according to a post on the company’s blog. Palo Alto-based Facebook said on its developers’ blog that it discovered some instances where a data broker was paying developers for user IDs. More Information For more […]