CategorySocial networking

Facebook ‘Crush’ virus

Laurel Papworth alerted me to this little nasty. Beware of any Facebook apps claiming to inform you of users that have a crush on you… yeah right, as if you'd fall for anything like that :-)
Technorati Tags: Facebook, Virus, Crush

FACEBOOK: Is no more

Brace yourselves kiddies, because the rash of lame link-bait post titles like the one above has started. For those not on Facebook, this will be meaningless, but for those who are, then you’ll have noticed that the mandatory ‘is’ from the status updates was removed* earlier this week. Yay! No more having to use ‘is’ on all your updates. We can rest easy now. INSERT...

MADNESS: I finally understand Ads

I’ve been scratching my head trying to work out why Facebook’s recent announcement about the Ad delivery is soooo important. In fact for months (years?) now I’ve been wondering what the fuss about online ads is? After all, who ever sees any of these ads? Turns out lots of people. Probably most people. You see, I hardly ever see ads. I don’t know whether it is IE natively...

Google’s OpenSocial

Old news now of course :-) but surely the most devastating/interesting/wonderful technology announcement this year. Scoble has a round up of all the best bits on the new Google OpenSocial API that every social networking site on the planet is signing up to. Open Social is available here. Plaxo, Ning, MySpace, Beebo, Six Apart, Orkut, Salesforce, LinkedIn, Friendster, Oracle, Engage, the list goes...

Facebook security and identity theft

Identity theft is nothing new but from the recent articles on Facebook security holes (example) you'd think it was a whole new danger unleashed on the globe. The good thing about all the press it gets is that it is now mainstream thinking to be wary of putting any personal information on sites (wherever they are hosted – Facebook, Microsoft, Google, etc). Thus, to reiterate, you should...

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