My MakeUseOf Manual on Facebook Privacy has been released! Download “The (Very) Unofficial Facebook Privacy Manual” from MakeUseOf for free. Or if you’re a Scribd user, have a read of “The (Very) Unofficial Facebook Privacy Manual” on Scribd. “This handy guide outlines everything you could ever want to know about locking down your privacy on […]Read more "The (Very) Unofficial Facebook Privacy Manual – Download Free from MakeUseOf.com!"
I just thought I should let you all know that I’ve started writing for MakeUseOf, covering fairly similar topics to the things I write here. To collect my writing back into one place, I’ve made a Facebook Fan Page to collect all my best professional writing, including my work at MakeUseOf, NetSavoir, writings at Vegemite […]Read more "Facebook Fan Page and @Netsavoir Twitter"
Right. Time to get stuck in to a topic that hits a lot of nerves: Why some people import Tweets into Facebook. I’m not trying to start a debate here, rather to cast light on why some choose to do this. Firstly, I’ll mention that due to Facebook changing the news feed, Twitter and Google […]Read more "Feeding Facebook – About those bloody Twitter updates"
I’ve been messing around with social networks for a long while now, so I was quick to see the need for a lifestream before most of my friends. In fact, most of my friends still don’t see why they would want one. Because of this, I thought I’d delve into some thoughts on why having […]Read more "Lifestream me"
It’s Christmas day and all of a sudden I get an email to say that my Facebook profile shows me as having a dating app on my profile. Seriously, how many people do you think will have a hard time explaining this to their spouses? Thanks for using Socialmoth Secrets. We are excited to announce […]Read more "Socialmoth is now SpeedDate? WTF?"
Facebook is changing us. We use it to stay in touch with many people from all areas of our life. Often these aren’t people we know well – they’re just people we knew from one thing or another. But we can see into their lives: see what’s bugging them, what bands they like, who they’re […]Read more "Social networks: Hermit or herd?"
Alice, a thirty-something career girl, lives in the sort of house you’d expect a thirty-something career girl to live in. She’s just started dating Bob, a typical business-guy, who is so far proving to be exactly the sort of boyfriend you’d expect a typical business-guy to be. Alice, being a very typical thirty-something career girl, […]Read more "It’s not rocket science.. or even cryptography. Typical!"