[Tutorial] How To Opt Out Of Facebook’s Online and Offline Tracking

[Tutorial] How To Opt Out Of Facebook’s Online and Offline Tracking

To improve its advertisement system Facebook has partnered with data Collection Company called Datalogix. You probably wonder why this is important to you… Well if you care about your online privacy, you should know that this program uses information from programs such as loyalty cards and then pairs online data with offline data, putting your online privacy at huge risk. However you can easily opting out of this service and in this tutorial, I will show you how to do it.

By On October 3, 2012 Respond
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Woman Jailed For “LOL”-ing In Facebook After DUI Accident

Woman Jailed For “LOL”-ing In Facebook After DUI Accident

“LOL” (the acronym for Laughing Out Loud) is one of the most used phrases by netizens. Where can’t you find it? Millions of tweets, statuses and comments use this expression everyday. But, using this expression has turned costly for 18-year old Paula Asher. She has sentenced to jail as a consequence of using “lol” on Facebook.

By On October 2, 2012 6 Responses
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Facebook’s 30th Employee (Now Ex) Revealed Why He Had Been Fired

Facebook’s 30th Employee (Now Ex) Revealed Why He Had Been Fired

You night have read the harsh reality of Facebook revealed by Ex 51st Facebook employee. Now another ex employee of Facebook has revealed his story about being fired from Facebook for being a “liability”. He has also explained why he would never work there again even if he gets a second chance. Read the amazing story inside.

By On October 1, 2012 Respond
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Send Real-Life Presents Through Facebook’s ‘Gifts’ Application

Send Real-Life Presents Through Facebook’s ‘Gifts’ Application

Most of us remain informed of the birthdays of our friends through Facebook – there’s no more convenient way to be alerted of so many birthdays at just the right time. Facebook now apparently tends to cash on this by offering real-life presents which can be sent through the social network.

By On September 29, 2012 Respond
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GoDaddy Bags Patent For Announcing Domain Name Registration On A Social Network

GoDaddy Bags Patent For Announcing Domain Name Registration On A Social Network

U.S. Patent Office has been frequently criticized for being incompetent, ill-equipped to handle modern technological notions, and quite oblivious towards what is patentable and what is not. These objections were highlighted during the patent war between Apple and Samsung. And now, by granting a rather crazy patent to the domain registration site, GoDaddy, U.S. Patent Office seems to have proved the point.

By On September 29, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Groups Get Dropbox Integration

Facebook Groups Get Dropbox Integration

Cloud storage has already become a popular notion with the users around the globe, enabling them to remotely secure their files and access them whenever needed. Dropbox, being a leader in the arena, has been trying to expand the scope of its services. And now, by taking a leap to that end, it has offered integration of Dropbox accounts with Facebook Groups.

By On September 28, 2012 Respond
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Data Centers Become The Hallmark Of Inefficient Power Usage

Data Centers Become The Hallmark Of Inefficient Power Usage

With the massive explosion of digital information and numerous social networks growing at a rapid pace, it is inevitable that more and more data centers are needed. Data centers are the places, stuffed with servers, which contain the data of these respective social networks and companies. The dark secret, however, is that these data centers are highly inefficient when it comes to power consumption.

By On September 26, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Tracking Users’ Offline Lives Now

Facebook Tracking Users’ Offline Lives Now

Facebook has often been criticized for doing a poor job when it comes to guarding user privacy. In the past, the social network has been accused of sharing user data with advertising groups. And now, it has been found out that it tracks not only a user’s online activity but his offline activities as well.

By On September 25, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Disables Photo Tagging Feature For EU Users

Facebook Disables Photo Tagging Feature For EU Users

Facebook has attracted a lot of ire in the European Union over the photo-tagging feature. The feature essentially allow users to tag friends in pictures, thereby compromising their privacy to a certain degree. The Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) of Ireland, Bill Hawkes, has been looking into this matter for quite some time, and now Facebook has agreed to suspend the tool for EU users altogether.

By On September 23, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Searches Become A Part Of Activity Feed

Facebook Searches Become A Part Of Activity Feed

Facebook activity feed is an important way of keeping tracking of all your activities. In this feed, you can see the comments you’ve made, statuses you’ve liked and a lot more. Now the social network is also including your Facebook searches in this feed.

By On September 23, 2012 Respond
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Mark Zuckerberg’s New IMs Leaked, Detail IM Log Inside

Mark Zuckerberg’s New IMs Leaked, Detail IM Log Inside

Aaron Greenspan was a collaborator of Mark Zuckerberg when they were studying at Harvard University. Currently, Aaron Greenspan is promoting his recent released book called “Authoritas: One Student’s Harvard Admissions and the Founding of the Facebook Era.” Besides, he released an alleged email and IM conversations that occurred early days of Facebook between Greenspan and Zuckerberg. During the conversations, Zuckerberg said that “but it’s not like i took the idea from you.”

By On September 20, 2012 Respond
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Path Is Meant To Be A Personal Social Network For Mobile Devices, Says CEO

Path Is Meant To Be A Personal Social Network For Mobile Devices, Says CEO

The online social media space currently features a number of high-profile players, each with millions of users. These include the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google Plus. However, when Path launched in 2010, it took a very different approach. Path’s CEO, Dave Morin, has now given an insight into the philosophy and idea behind it.

By On September 18, 2012 1 Response
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Patent Suit Filed Against Facebook, Wal-Mart And Disney

Patent Suit Filed Against Facebook, Wal-Mart And Disney

Patent wars are becoming as common for the tech world as the product releases. Three tech giants – Disney, Wal-Mart and Facebook – have now been hit with a patent lawsuit from a rather unexpected quarter – the University of California.

By On September 14, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Set Facebook Photos For Contacts In Android

[Tutorial] How To Set Facebook Photos For Contacts In Android

If you want to assign a photo for each of your contacts in address book but you don’t have their photos on the phone you can easily get them thanks to Facebook app for Android. To make all this possible we will be using your friends Facebook photos and although this method looks time-consuming it’s definitely worth the time.

By On September 12, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Quietly Introduce Organ Donation Feature In Japan And Korea

Facebook Quietly Introduce Organ Donation Feature In Japan And Korea

Facebook launched its organ donation initiative a while ago. The initiative allows Facebook users to register for organ donation, which, in turn, encourages their friends to sign up. The feature was already available in United States, UK and few other countries. It has now been introduced to Japan and Korea.

By On September 6, 2012 Respond
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