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Glitchr Challenges Facebook Designs

Glitchr Challenges Facebook Designs

Glitchr might just be the thing that Facebookers are looking for as it has a collection of hacks and tricks that will stretch the mind of someone looking for the limits of Facebook’s format according to The Verge. Yes, Glitchr presents challenges to the limits that Facebook has through the hacks and tricks it contains.

By On April 4, 2012 Respond
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High School Student Dismissed Due To Profane Tweet, Freedom of Expression Curbed

High School Student Dismissed Due To Profane Tweet, Freedom of Expression Curbed

People are getting in trouble for strange reasons just because of the way they choose to use social media. Just recently, a high school student in Indiana was expelled from school because he used profanity in one of his tweets. He was using his personal Twitter account and that too from his own home, not at the premises of his school according to The Register. This says much for the freedom of expression.

By On April 4, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Phishing Attack Happened To Syrian Activists On The Social Network

Facebook Phishing Attack Happened To Syrian Activists On The Social Network

Recently, an ongoing Facebook phishing attack on Syrian pro-revolution forums on Facebook has been detected by the researchers from EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation). The Syrian Facebook users who are trying to remain active in some sense of political awareness use Facebook as their platform for expression. The freedom that they do not get otherwise from the Syrian media is provided by Facebook. Now they are target of a phishing attack on Facebook.

By On April 3, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Wants To Change Its Search Results

Facebook Wants To Change Its Search Results

Facebooking has become a huge part of those who remain active with their online activities. With the sharing features increased on Facebook, the content that the users are generating has also been on the upward hill. Just to cater to this newly created content, a former Google engineer had been hired by Facebook. Who better to look for content management than Google, which is able to put together a meaningful content generated by users.

By On April 2, 2012 Respond
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Operation Hackerazzi Successful Againt Celebrities’ Emails Hacker

Operation Hackerazzi Successful Againt Celebrities’ Emails Hacker

Finally, the case of Scarlett Johansson’s nude pictures is receiving its due closure as the “Operation Hackerazzi” hacker had pleaded guilty to the charges of sending these private pictures to two gossip websites. These private photos were taken by her to send to her then husband Ryan Reynolds. The person behind this hacking crime is Christopher Chaney, age 35 from Jacksonville, Florida, who pleaded guilty on nine felony counts in federal court on Monday according to CNET.

By On March 30, 2012 Respond
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Paul Allen’s Identity Stealer Gets Charged

Paul Allen’s Identity Stealer Gets Charged

The fraud has been existing since long and an online identity fraud is very dangerous. It is one of the biggest scams and deceptions. Recently, a man, Brandon Price, in Pittsburgh, aged 28, did this. He had been accused of wire fraud after he changed the address to that of the Microsoft’s co-founder, Paul Allen’s bank accounts. While changing this identity, it is easy then to pretend to be someone else.

By On March 30, 2012 Respond
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Google Will Launch A Third-Party Commenting System Soon

Google Will Launch A Third-Party Commenting System Soon

Google has been reported to launch its own third-party commenting system that will run across all of the other Google services. It will especially be integrated with Google+, according to Venture Beat. Despite being Google’s, which tend to leave its own mark on its tools and services, this new commenting system is expected to be similar to Disqus or IntenseDebate.

By On March 30, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Disregards Ceglia Claims Of Ownership Through Emails

Facebook Disregards Ceglia Claims Of Ownership Through Emails

Just when Facebook was formed, there came out creative differences and especially differences about ownership. The claim has gotten more currency since the Facebook’s IPO was announced. Now that it is the world’s leading social networking site that earns billions in revenues yearly, Paul Ceglia wants a huge chunk of the wealth. Though he has not been reported to take part in the company in any way.

By On March 30, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Acquired 750 Patents From IBM To Get More Strength In Patents’ War

Facebook Acquired 750 Patents From IBM To Get More Strength In Patents’ War

Recently, Facebook purchased 750 patents from IBM, but did not disclose what the strategic value of it is. In a brief statement to the AFP, a Facebook spokesperson confirmed the report, but did not share any other details. When IBM was asked to comment about it, they had none. The patents will cover for various software and networking technologies according to The Verge.

By On March 28, 2012 Respond
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Oodle Classifieds Stopped Puppy Mill Ads on Facebook Due To Animal Rights

Oodle Classifieds Stopped Puppy Mill Ads on Facebook Due To Animal Rights

Animal rights activists have been working very hard looking for animal rights violations anywhere in the world and even online. There are all kinds of ads displayed on Facebook. One of them used to be of a puppy mill. Facebook was asked by the animal shelters for dogs to remove those ads. The reason simply that they are inhumane to dogs because the puppies which live in such puppy mills have sub-standard condition and environment.

By On March 28, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Demands $710,000 Per Day For Logout Ads

Facebook Demands $710,000 Per Day For Logout Ads

Facebook is in almost desperate need to promote its very new idea of logout ads so that its advertising side could jump off to a good start. So far it has not met with much success. It might have to do with the high price for advertising Facebook has kept. According to a rumour reported by ZDNet, Facebook is asking for $710,000 per day for logout ads. But this is something that Facebook has not been openly acceptable about. Since, it might depict Facebook as a greedy giant wanting to accumulate more.

By On March 28, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Fixed Its Profile Stalking Loophole After Being Publically Informed Of It

Facebook Fixed Its Profile Stalking Loophole After Being Publically Informed Of It

Online stalking is really scary and no different than any other form of stalking. A lot of the users who are online stalkers would not only just stalk a Facebook profile of someone whom they happen to know but do not interact otherwise, but they do so to anyone whom they have never even met. Facebook has been facing a lot of issues regarding its online privacy policies and failure at some points not to make users feel safe.

By On March 27, 2012 Respond
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A Thousand Jobs Have Been Cut Short In Finland By Nokia

A Thousand Jobs Have Been Cut Short In Finland By Nokia

Job cuts are really unpleasant. Nokia had recently been a part of that process of downsizing its man-power in Finland. It has cut out 1,000 jobs in Finland in order to keep its promise of making 4,000 job cuts. Although Nokia is indeed one of the leading mobile cell phones manufacturers in the world, but yet they are thinking of shifting to a position of employing less manpower. The economic effects of financial crisis, both global, regional and in some cases national, have led manpower being cut in a lot of the places and Nokia has now become a part of that downsizing too.

By On March 26, 2012 1 Response
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Asking For Passwords By Employers Had Facebook’s and Legislators’ Warning

Asking For Passwords By Employers Had Facebook’s and Legislators’ Warning

As much as people are confident about building up public profiles on different platforms to promote their businesses or their companies or their personal portfolio, social media is becoming a good source about getting information. At one point in time, when the new media had not been around, only the public figures and celebrities were the people whose information could be searched online. But since social media and social networking sites have opened up, anyone can be searched, provided they being online on any network.

By On March 26, 2012 Respond
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58% Data Stolen in 2011 Was By Hacktivists Alone

58% Data Stolen in 2011 Was By Hacktivists Alone

Hacking has become a big issue for internet companies as well as for other companies essentially using computer to collect their important data. Users accounts often get hacked and in recent times, governments sites of different countries have been attacked too by hackers. The U.S. government had its own hacking threat when FBI’s important information was hacked as well as there was a threat to the U.S. government agencies.

By On March 26, 2012 Respond
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