Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Twitter: Surprising Stats And Future Features

Monday, April 14, 2014 | Be first to comment

When you see statistics showing how many users there are on Twitter, you’ll have to ask yourself – is it for active users or not? A recent report mentioned on Techcrunch shows that not all of them are tweeting, 44 percent of Twitter users have never tweeted, says report As reported by the Wall Street Journal, Twitter
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Facebook: Messenger’s Intrusive Privacy, App updates and Newsfeed changes

Friday, April 11, 2014 | Be first to comment

This week saw quite a few updates to Facebook. Let’s start with the Newsfeed, Mashable reports that ‘Facebook is tweaking its news feed algorithm again, this time to combat posts that contains “like-baiting,” duplicate content and “spammy links.”‘ According to their recent post, Facebook Tweaks News Feed Algorithm to Combat ‘Spammy’ Posts… Included as spammy are posts
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The Heartbleed Bug – The Security Flaw That Affects Everyone

Thursday, April 10, 2014 | Be first to comment

News that started out on few tech sites is now hitting mainstream media. There is a major flaw in the code that is supposed to protect your connections, between your browser and a server. The bug is in the code that ensure your connection is private, OpenSSL. It the reason your browser shows a padlock
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Cry ‘Havoc!’, And Let Slip The Lawyers of war!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Be first to comment

Apologies to everyone for the title but I couldn’t resist. I blame Venture Beat for the sudden and clichéd inspiration. Their recent post discusses the efforts to keep the site visible. From YouTube strikes back at Turkey with one of the world’s scariest weapons — lawyers YouTube has just filed a complaint to the Turkish Constitutional Court
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Internet, Social Networks And Religion

Monday, April 7, 2014 | Be first to comment

The debate between Bill Nye (The Science Guy) and Ken Ham (Answers In Genesis) was seen by a huge audience. Not just by those present or watching on TV – the full video of the debate has been viewed so far 2,730,222 times. It shows that there is a deep interest by both atheists and
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Facebook’s Paper App, Success Or Failure?

Friday, April 4, 2014 | Be first to comment

When Facebook launched its  ‘Paper App’, it was the number one download. Now, things have gone rather quiet. Despite many saying it was the best way to experience the social network, the app’s popularity has faded badly. According to ‘The Popularity Of Facebook’s ‘Paper’ App Has Cratered In Less Than Two Months‘… On launch day,
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The Duality of Online Privacy

Friday, April 4, 2014 | Be first to comment

We all seem to be happy to tell social networks everything about ourselves. What we like, our phone numbers and addresses, who our friends are and what we think of them. The only time we seem to get upset is when a stranger tells us stuff that we thought was private. In this Buzz Feed
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Facebook Redesign: It Could Of Been Better

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 | Be first to comment

By now, most Facebook users should have the new-look Newsfeed. However, it could’ve looked a lot better – according to Gizmodo, Facebook Ditched a Fancy Redesign Because Your Computer Sucks …Entrepreneur Dustin Curtis had claimed that the reason for the redesign abandonment was because it didn’t drive enough advertising dollars. But Facebook product designer Julie Zhuo said he’s
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April Fools Round Up

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 | Be first to comment

That’s another April Fools Day over and done with. Lifehacker covered most of the jokes and pranks (Your 2014 April Fool’s Day Prank Spoiler), from the likes of Google and YouTube etc. The BBC went as far as to cover things that sounded like a joke but wasn’t, April Fools Day: 10 stories that look like
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The Social Protest – Colbert, Taiwan and Turkey

Friday, March 28, 2014 | Be first to comment

Stephen Colbert has got himself in to some trouble with a tweet, though he claims he never wrote it. USA Today covers the story with ‘Colbert Report’ tweet stirs up anger On Wednesday’s Colbert Report, the satirist made fun of Washington Redskinsowner Dan Snyder’s recently announced Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation. Snyder created the charity “to provide resources that offer genuine
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