Google updates privacy policies – worried much?

Google announced a few days ago that they are updating their privacy policies. They are now also sending out emails to everyone with a Google account, how much more upfront can they be and still people think they are hiding something. The changes come into effect as from the 1st of March but already people are voicing their concerns on Facebook and Twitter. One person said they will feel like they are being watched all the time, they said this publically on a twitter account with many followers 🙂 Google amalgamated all policies into just one privacy policy, to make it easier for […]

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It wasn’t me! Twitter admits to unfollowing for us

Twitter has confirmed that there is a known issue which seems as if it is unfollowing our followers. Well, what they actually say is that it just appears that your friends have been unfollowed but really they haven’t.  However this doesn’t explain why you cannot dm users that you know that you were following previously. The first comments on this page from this Twitter support blog are 6 months old, of which there are 345 comments – so I assume thats how old the post is but still we have this problem. People say a fix is to reload the […]

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How to find an RSS feed on a Blogger Blogspot blog.

The reason for this post is that I wanted to add someones RSS feed to my new reader and for some reason they don’t have it displayed on their blog and this is how I found it What is an RSS feed – This is a very detailed blog about what is RSS on Problogger, everything you need to know is there about RSS feeds. How to find an RSS feed on a blogspot blog. Blogspot, thought they would make this difficult to find for some reason as,  most blogs or websites you would just type /feed or /rss something […]

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SOPA and why popular websites are joining the blackout

  SOPA – Stop Online Piracy Act – A proposed Bill to stop or restrict access to sites that host pirated content. Sopa is basically looking for a way to finally completely shutdown all torrent sites such at Pirate Bay. Good you say…… So then why are so many social media or websites and search engines supporting or joining the black out protest against SOPA and PIPA  which is the Protect IP Act the companion bill. Sopa Blackout Sites such at Google, Reddit, Wikipedia, Minecraft, Twitpic, Flickr, Tumblr, Umgur, Boing boing, and many other sites are opposing the acts saying that American companies being […]

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Have you signed up for Pinterest yet?

Pinterest is your virtual Pinboard or Scrapbook. Pinterest is well-funded by a this group of  successful entrepreneurs and investors: Jack Abraham (Milo), Michael Birch (Bebo), Scott Belsky(Behance), Shana Fisher (Highline Venture Partners), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Kevin Hartz (EventBrite), Jeremy Stoppelman (Yelp), Hank Vigil, and Fritz Lanman. I’ve just signed up for this, even though it was apparently launched in March 2010 – (which was why I couldn’t get my usual user name)  but it is still in Beta and invitation only or by requesting an invite Pinterest now also has an iPhone application My Pinterest users name is techieminx  Create your Pinboards in Pinterest You pin pictures, video or links to your boards, which can have whatever categories you […]

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How to enable the new Blogger or Blogspot new threaded comments

Bloggers on Google’s Blogger blog sites have been asking the question for a long time, when will we get threaded comments like you can have on websites such as wordpress. Now they can, today Blogger announced they have made another improvement to Blogger and that is that they new support threaded commenting. Threaded commenting makes it much easier to see whether someone is actually just commenting on the blog or in fact replying to another comment. This makes it much more likely for people to leave feedback on a blog as they can submit there on view on someone else’s […]

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