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Twitter adds https option

Mar 16, 2011
Twitter has joined Facebook and a few other sites in offering a higher level of security for users. Twitter users can now opt for https setting on...
Posted In: business, Facebook, firesheep, https, privacy, security, Twitter

Facebook is showing baseball games

Mar 16, 2011
Yeah, sure, because why not? They already have social media, Batman movies, geolocation, games, email, and other stuff. Baseball? Sure, hell, sla...
Posted In: baseball, business, Entertainment, Facebook, social media

Google social network to launch in May, I guess

Mar 14, 2011
There was a flurry of rumors over the weekend that Google would launch a social networking service called Google Circles at SxSW. The company...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, social media, Web Culture

Facebook builds mechanism to respond to suicide threats

Mar 9, 2011
Facebook has built a page for reporting suicidal content that people see on the site. It's a form where you fill in the url where you spotted it,...
Posted In: Facebook, Health, policy, privacy, social media, suicide

You can now take a stroll down Memolane

Mar 9, 2011
It's a new start up based in San Francisco and Denmark. Here's how it works. Users can allow Memolane to troll accounts on Facebook, Twitter,...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, flickr, foursquare, Twitter, Web Culture, YouTube

Facebook shuts down account of Chinese blogger

Mar 9, 2011
The reason? A fake name. The blogger/commentator is knows as Michael Anti. While it's not the name on his national identity card, Michael has used...
Posted In: Facebook, policy, privacy, security, social media, zuckerberg

Global Network Initiative is withering on the vine

Mar 7, 2011
Three years ago, Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft signed on to a code of conduct designed to protect free speech and protect privacy online. The Global...
Posted In: Egypt, Facebook, Google, government, Microsoft, privacy, social media, Twitter, Web Culture, Yahoo

Facebook reiterates its plan to give app developers access to users' phone numbers and home addresses

Mar 2, 2011
This is a plan that Facebook first announced several weeks ago but then quickly put on ice after loud objections from privacy groups and concern...
Posted In: apps, business, Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture

Facebook app helps you break up couples

Feb 28, 2011
Let's say you really like someone and want to date them but they're with someone else. And let's also say you're a horrible uncaring monster of a...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Facebook, horrible, monster people, social media, sorrow

Schumer wants a more secure WiFi

Feb 28, 2011
Sunday, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) called on website operators like Amazon and Twitter to encrypt their sites, change from HTTP to HTTPS addresses...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, government, policy, privacy, Twitter

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