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Deleted photos on Facebook aren't really deleted

Oct 12, 2010
Ars Technica first wrote about this story a year ago and the problem hasn't really gone away so they've written about it again. At issue: what...
Posted In: Facebook, photography, privacy, social media

Eric Schmidt is on Facebook even though he's not

Oct 11, 2010
Facebook prides itself on getting each user to have only one account, with their real name, that really reflects who they really are. Tech Crunch...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, privacy, social media

Justin Bieber dropped from Facebook

Oct 8, 2010
But it's a different Justin Bieber. A guy with the same name as the teen pop star says he has had his Facebook account deleted without warning or...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, Justin Bieber, privacy, social media

Facebook Groups tripped up by the old opt-out problem

Oct 8, 2010
So we know Facebook set up this new thing where you can make groups and sort your friends into those groups. The idea is that you can keep your...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture

Smiling Cigar Guy? Smiling Cigar Guy!

Oct 7, 2010
On tomorrow's show, we talk to the good folks at the indispensable Know Your Meme site about the phenomenon of Smiling Cigar Guy. ...
Posted In: games, smiling cigar guy, social media, Web Culture

Facebook event today

Oct 6, 2010
According to Tech Crunch, a redesign of the page layouts is at least part of what's going on. From the screen shots they show it doesn't look like...
Posted In: Facebook, social media

Foursquare goes down for 15 hours

Oct 5, 2010
You may have noticed the world plunged into chaos and all governments collapsed because for 15 hours, NO ONE KNEW WHERE ANYONE ELSE WAS. Fake...
Posted In: Entertainment, geolocation, search, social media, Web Culture

Facebook movie #1 at box office

Oct 4, 2010
It brought in 23 million. The conversation around the movie in tech circles has been kind of interesting. It was reported that Mark Zuckerberg had...
Posted In: business, Facebook, social media, social networks, Web Culture

Twitter + photography = art

Sep 30, 2010
Artists Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman take location data from Twitter tweets, go to the place where the tweet originated and photograph it, and...
Posted In: art, social media, Web Culture

Microsoft drops Live Spaces, radically alters culture

Sep 28, 2010
The headline story is that MSFT discontinued its blogging platform Live Spaces. And really, that's no big deal. Started as a competitor to Blogger...
Posted In: blogs, Microsoft, social media, Web Culture

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