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GetPRSM – The security friendly Social Network?

By | August 25th, 2013|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , |

At first glance you think GetPrsm seems to be a fabulous social networking site, the site was created by Datacoup who put together this site after NSA’s sweeping data collection program. Datacoup which was founded by Matt Hogan is itself a  free web & mobile application that empowers consumers with their own personal data. What about this GetPrsm Social Network? Is it a new network or what?  Let us see what GetPrsm's features are... The Network boasts No Ad’s ever Unlimited Storage 320 million users (are alarm bells ringing yet?) Never worry about sharing again With a host of things you can share on line including.... Purchases – Internet Searches – Email – Blog Posts – TV shows watched – Photos Uploaded – Locations – Phone Calls – Videos Watched – Texts – Social Media – And More. Uh huh…. Instantly upload trillions of megabytes of data. Key Partners Include Facebook Google Apple Yahoo Skype AOL At&t Now you get it – there is a clue in the name - PRSM.  Yes, you’d be wrong in thinking the new social networking [...]

How to get Facebook’s new Timeline and What the heck is it?

By | January 8th, 2012|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Can't wait to get Facebook's New Timeline ? You will have it very soon, don't worry! However if you have been chomping at the bit since the launch of Timeline in December for your Facebook Profile to change and can't wait any longer you can get it right now. Before we go into that, some are still asking - What is Facebook timeline?  Facebook timeline is a new profile layout that will show your Facebook activity from the time you joined Facebook. In a Time... Line!  Clever?  So, now your Facebook friends can look through your whole Facebook networking history not just what you posted today or last week.  Fun or Scary?  You may want to change some settings, I will show you how. I'm surprised actually that some of my most safety conscious friends are loving the new timeline. This is Mick Say's Timeline...He's from the Online Marketing Academy - I'm sure he won't mind me showing you what it looks like. I do like the fact that you can have a cover picture (the large picture at the top) it makes the page look much more professional and [...]

Facebook now have to sort out privacy say FTC

By | November 30th, 2011|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , |

The Federal Trade Commission said Facebook's claims about its privacy policies were unfair and deceptive and violated federal law. The Federal Trade Commission works for consumers to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices and to provide information to help spot, stop, and avoid them. The FTC have ruled that Facebook will now be required to obtain approval from users before making any changes to privacy settings or how data is shared and also stop anyone accessing a deleted account within 30 days of its deletion. This is good news. Isn't it what we said all along, opt in, not opt out!   I am not against Mark Zuckerberg or Facebook but they really need to listen to the users.  From what I've seen they aren't good listeners. In Mark Zuckerberg's blog post today he actually said... Overall, I think we have a good history of providing transparency and control over who can see your information. REALLY?  He still doesn't see that people were confused about keeping certain data or information private, or what was being shared. Then it was changed and private information suddenly [...]

Did Google+ help with the Facebook improvements

By | August 24th, 2011|Categories: Social Networks|Tags: , , , , , |

Yesterday The Facebook Blog  announced on a very mixed up post that they are making a "bunch of improvements" so that it is easier to share our posts and photos.   These improvements are starting to roll out over the next few days - you'll know when you have them as you will see a prompt for a tour, which might not be a bad idea to do.  Hopefully I can make it clearer for you what the changes are. Photos and Posts Facebook are making the sharing options next to the posts and photos on a drop down menu instead of being on a settings page. These options were there already just not in the right place.  There are also more changes to help with privacy and sharing.  Which does make it look a little bit more like Google+ but I'll leave that for you to decide. Profile This will help with people understanding who they share with, right here on your profile it actually says who are you are sharing this information with - I like this! Photo [...]

Facebook Phonebook – are my contact numbers on show?

By | August 11th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Here we go again .. There is some confusion on Facebook about your contact numbers from your phone showing on your Facebook profile - this has popped up again since the arrival of the new application from Facebook called "Facebook Messenger"  where you can IM people from Facebook.  (Maybe because you have to Sync your contacts to use it?) There is a viral message appearing in our feeds that says ... All the phone numbers in your phone are now published on Facebook.   This ability (contacts)  has been there since the "Facebook Phonebook" feature at least a year ago, maybe more.   We also had a similar viral message going around then which warned that it was a security threat. This can only happen apparently if you have in fact sync'd your mobile application with Facebook.  Even though I have even searched through lots of my friends to see if I can see any of their friends phone numbers - There is no option to view other peoples contacts. However! ... I can see my own contacts numbers, which include [...]

What is the Facebook Face Recognition system and how to disable it.

By | June 7th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Facebook has now launched its Face Recognition system to be available more users.  This system can apparently automatically identify people in your photos from their facial features  and help you tag them, they are not automatically tagged, its not that clever, but it will search through photos when loaded to find any that look like your friends and suggest you tag them. As usual this is an opt out system from Facebook, which means when it does start, you could automatically find yourself tagged in loads of photos without your knowledge of any changes on Facebook. So if you think this is a bit too much against your privacy you might want to remove the ability now.  Even though I don't think the option to use the facebook face recognition system is available yet in the UK, the ability to disable it has suddenly appeared, so I assume it will not be long. How to disable it. Go to Account - Privacy settings - Customize settings At the top on the left you see: Things I share - scroll down to Things others [...]

Facebook increase security after hacking?

By | January 28th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Maybe its no coincidence that Facebook recently announced some new security just after Mark Zuckerberg's personal fan page was evidently hacked. However, for whatever reason, better security on Facebook is always a good thing. Hypertext transfer protocol secureFirstly from today they say on the Facebook blog posted on 26.1.11. you'll be able to experience Facebook entirely over HTTPS  -  It might be a good idea to turn this on (as always we have to turn it on rather than off)  this especially if you are accessing Facebook on free WiFi - like at coffee shops, airports and other public places. HTTPS is used by banks or online shops - a lock shows in the address bar to show that the browser is using a secure connection, ("HTTPS") to communicate with the website and protect your information. Pages do take longer to load, and some applications may not be supported but privacy is the key so that shouldn't worry us. Facebook say that they will work hard to resolve these issues. To set this up..... Click Account - Top RightAccount SettingsTick - Browse [...]

Facebook Allowing Apps To Access Users Phone Numbers and Addresses (update – not cancelled)

By | January 17th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you are going to allow a Facebook application now you might see this ...... as Facebook has now allowed developers access to your private information. As announced on the developers blog page on Saturday here.   See updated information at the end. As you see can see its not only allowing the application access to your basic information but also your current address and mobile phone number.Of course you can just click don't allow on the permissions page (if you notice it)  or you can make sure that this personal information isn't on Facebook in first place, which would be my advice. To make sure you have not got this information to share with third party applications.Go to Profile (Top Right) Edit Profile (Top Right) Contact Information (Left menu) If you have your private information here then, delete it and click save changes at the bottom. Facebook obviously isn't interested in our privacy, we know that by now, so its up to us to be vigilant and keep an eye out for these things. Update, Facebook has now posted a blog Improvements to Permissions for Address and Mobile NumberThey say here not that they are cancelling this (as some [...]