Fuss about Mentions on Twitter? #wewantoldtwitterback

Have you seen the hashtag #wewantoldtwitterback and wondered what was going on, well yes, so did I. I saw this being posted out…… There is a message from Twitter uses that states that Twitter has changed it’s policy so that now you will only see mentions, retweets and favourites from people you follow – This means that celebrities will never see your tweets to them unless they follow you.  I’ve seen nothing official from Twitter on this – have you? ..  However I have tested it – and it is correct. I can see it being a problem for some people. We […]

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Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts

Let it be said, I love new technology and trying out new stuff but I do not like Windows 8 and I’m glad that I only have it on my laptop – to be honest I couldn’t cope without the Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts so I wanted to share them with you.  Yes, there are apps you can download now to add a start button but once you get used to using the shortcut keys, I don’t think you will need it. Windows 8 has introduced some great new technologies with their latest operating system, however for me in everyday […]

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Warning New Facebook Graph Search Hoax

Since Graph Search – Facebook’s new search engine was launched its opened up new concerns over privacy. People are worried what is going to show up in graph search about them. This has given a new life to an old hoax where people are actually unfriending friends that do not comply to the strict instructions. New Facebook hoax about Facebook Graph Just so everyone on my friends list knows that I completed this and I am done! Facebook has changed their privacy settings once more!! Due to the new “graph app” anyone on facebook (including other countries) can see your pictures, […]

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Mood Watch the iPhone app helping Mood Disorders

This clever iOS application for iPhone and iPad is used to track the moods of people with Mood Disorders. It helps people suffering with depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder and even people just feeling a little low to track how they are feeling mentally, physically and emotionally in order to help them understand themselves better, and to hopefully enrich their lives. Who created the app Mood Watch and why? I found this an interesting story – Kim Knox, who has Bipolar I – created this application after tracking her own moods during a stay at psychiatric hospital.  She started with just five coloured […]

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Online Tracking – How to cover your tracks

Big Brother is watching you. With the new Facebook Search starting to roll out, people are talking a lot about online privacy and online tracking.  There’s a difference of opinion with people I speak to about online tracking, some say – I don’t care I have nothing to hide, let them track me, and others are paranoid that search engines, website and even social networks are tracking our every move.  How do you feel, that while you are leaving this digital footprint you are also leaving a digital trail. What information is tracked? Online Purchases Searches Social networking activities Profile information IP Addresses […]

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