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Tag: "Privacy"

Who’s watching you on the Internet?

on August 23, 2010 | Facebook Google Privacy | Comments (0)
Who's watching you on the Internet?

Over the last year or 2 there has been more and more talk of internet privacy and how it impacts us all. For example, if you have never updated your Facebook privacy settings – everyone on the internet can view you photos, profile, info, wall posts, friends etc. Almost 1/4 of Facebook users don’t know […]

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Foursquare fires a privacy shot across Facebook’s bow

on August 20, 2010 | Social Media | Comments (0)
Foursquare fires a privacy shot across Facebook's bow

Yesterday we all got word that Facebook is announcing their location services application like Foursquare. My gut told me that if Facebook did announce a location/checkin system that privacy would be a big concern— If Facebook launches “location services” would you use them? —and it looks like I was on the mark because Foursquare posted […]

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How Mark Zuckerberg Intends to Repair Facebook’s Battered Image

on July 21, 2010 | Facebook | Comments (0)
How Mark Zuckerberg Intends to Repair Facebook's Battered Image

On Wednesday, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg will sit across from ABC News’ Diane Sawyer in his most high-profile interview since 2008. Sawyer interviews Mark interviewed on 60 Minutes in 2008. Facebook’s CEO does not give many interviews publicly, and for good reason: he it melted in the headlights at the D8 conference this year. When Zuckerberg […]

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Facebook Applications now tell what Private Data is Shared

on July 1, 2010 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Applications now tell what Private Data is Shared

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that requires 3rd party applications to inform users exactly what parts of their profiles will be shared to make the applications work. Applications already had to ask for user permission to access anything in their profiles that wasn’t public. But these apps didn’t actually have to specify what […]

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[HUGE] Facebook and Twitter Integrate

on June 24, 2010 | Facebook Twitter | Comments (0)
[HUGE] Facebook and Twitter Integrate

Twitter has announced that it is bringing major updates to their connections with Facebook and LinkedIn. A new Facebook app has been created – the Twitter app for Facebook. http://apps.facebook.com/twitter/ This allows you to post your Tweets onto your Facebook profile, lets you see which of your Facebook friends are on Twitter – and even […]

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Facebook to provide SSL access (HTTPS)

on June 17, 2010 | Facebook Security | Comments (1)
Facebook to provide SSL access (HTTPS)

Facebook has been praised by privacy advocates around the world for rolling out more simplified privacy controls last month. The privacy changes have also won praise from much of its users as now controlling your personal information is much more simple. Facebook has not said they are looking to roll out SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) […]

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Google fighting to make censorship illegal

Google fighting to make censorship illegal

It seems Google has had enough of the Chinese and Vietnamese internet filters (amongst other countries) and is look at taking further action. Google is working with the U.S. government to try to make it illegal for countries to censor the Internet using the rules of international trade. Listing broker head of communications, Robert Boorstin, […]

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Flickr and Facebook integrate

on June 12, 2010 | Facebook Flickr | Comments (0)
Flickr and Facebook integrate

Flickr and Facebook have integrated their services so Flick users can connect their account to their Facebook profile. This will allow every photo upload on Flickr to be automatically posted across to your Facebook wall, if enabled. Only photos set as ‘public’ on Flickr will be upload to Facebook, ensuring the users privacy where required. […]

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Foursquare v Gowalla v Brightkite

Foursquare v Gowalla v Brightkite

In Australia Foursquare has gained alot of users and attention over the past couple months. Not quiet at the same level, Gowalla a similar Geo-location service has enjoyed success in Australia with more game like features. Brightkite is another new entrant to the market and whilst not as big as Foursquare or Gowalla they have […]

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