5. This morning, Fast Company reports that Facebook is now going to make it less difficult for people to buy things online by providing a way for people to route their financial interactions through Facebook, allowing Facebook to take a cut as a middleman. How
The rare corporations that have refused to betray promises of encryption to their customers have been targeted by the NSA anyway, through hacking operations that have stolen encryption keys or found other ways to bust through privacy protections.
The reality of Facebook’s business model is that it profits by targeting dim-witted advertisers who are willing to pay exorbitant rates because they actually believe the hype about the state of social media marketing.
I understand why Facebook executives are excited about Facebook Home. It gives them tighter control of more screens, creating more income streams for their corporation.
Two pieces of social media data that make me go hmm: Quite a spike up and back down there in new likes per week for The Common Sense Coalition… and a rather unusual fan base for an 501c4 corporation advocating tax and spending restructuring favorable
Within the Facebook corporation, there are entire divisions dedicated to the analysis of the connections and communications of users, using unrestricted access to the entire Facebook dataset. If you have a Facebook page for your cause or organization, you can use Facebook Insights to see
Not many of the Facebook and Twitter accounts that mocked Amercia yesterday will be used today to comment with more penetration on substantial political issues. There isn’t room on their users’ screens for all the words.
Just last week, I added Opera web browser to my computer, in an attempt to diversify my approach to the Internet. There are so many different companies and government agencies collecting information about my online activities, I figure it’s safer to use different tools for
This afternoon, Facebook showed me an advertisement from a company bragging that it has the best frozen hog semen in all of America and Asia. That might interest me, if I was a pig farmer. I’m not.
Peregrin Wood is right: he has found the most idiotic anti-Obama facebook page ever. Here’s the latest post from the nonsensical “I Support Removal of the un-Constitutional president NOW – Not in 2012” page: You read that right: “it comes as no shock that you