California prisons crack down on social media

Aug 9, 2011
Yesterday California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation administrators announced that they've had enough of the whole mess. Officials are...
Posted In: california, Facebook, prison

Grab a shaker of salt, there's a new study on whether Facebook is good or bad.

Aug 9, 2011
These come around all the time, telling us that Big Face is wonderful or terrible. The latest has a little bit of both. It's from Dr. Larry D....
Posted In: according to a recent study, Facebook, teenagers

Facebook spammer turns himself in. Like!

Aug 8, 2011
This is the guy who allegedly hacked into 500,000 Facebook accounts. Sanford Wallace surrendered to the FBI in California. He developed a program...
Posted In: Facebook, FBI, phishing, spam

Germany asks Facebook to back off

Aug 4, 2011
A German regulator has asked Facebook to disable its photo tagging software, warning it could violate European privacy laws. The New York Times...
Posted In: Facebook, Germany, privacy

Another way to waste time on Facebook

Aug 3, 2011
Scrabble knock-off Words with Friends is coming to Facebook today. Words with Friends is made by Zynga, the company behind Farmville, CityVille, ...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, words with friends

Teachers and students shall not be friends--at least on Facebook, in Missouri.

Aug 1, 2011
In an effort to protect kids from predatory teachers, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon just signed a bill that'll outlaw social networking between...
Posted In: Education, Facebook, social media

No anonymity on social networks! Why the hell not?!

Jul 26, 2011
Over the weekend Google+ let loose a tempest in its shiny new teapot when the company expelled folks using fake names on the social network. By all...
Posted In: advertising, Facebook, google +, search, social media, Web Culture, world

Google+ has 20 million users

Jul 22, 2011
We had heard estimates that G+ (those of us really in the know call it G+, also those of us who are lazy and don't like to type much) would hit 20...
Posted In: Facebook, Google, google+

G+ on the iPhone

Jul 20, 2011
Google+ is now available as an app on the iPhone. It had already been around for Android but it's a little surprising that Apple and Google got it...
Posted In: android, apps, Facebook, Google, google+, iPhone, social networking, Twitter

Anonymous says its starting its own social network

Jul 18, 2011
Well, good luck with that. AnonPlus will, we are told, be a rival to Google+ and Facebook but without any censorship and without any need to reveal...
Posted In: anonymous, Facebook, Google, google+, hacktivists, social networks