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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Social Network Emails – Your account may have been compromised – What to do.

Users are still concerned after receiving emails saying that their accounts might have been compromised or the one entitled –  Important information regarding your security and privacy from social networking sites –  Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest. The problem arose when Zendesk  who store and organise emails for customer support and help desks for these social networks had their systems hacked. Zendesk believe that during the security breach personal information such as email addresses linked to these platforms may have been downloaded by the hacker. Quote from the zendesk blog  We believe that the hacker downloaded email addresses of users who contacted those three customers for […]

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Whats all the fuss about #vine for Twitter and Facebook

Vine is an iOS video sharing app created by Vine Labs, Inc which was acquired by Twitter in October 2012 and launched two weeks ago for iPhone and iPad. With all of the image sharing applications we already have, plus Google’s YouTube, I wondered what all of the fuss was about. Vine is a little bit different Vine challenges you to create interesting short videos of only six seconds!  Vine is simplicity itself, similar to Twitter they wanted to keep things simple. There is no editing to this app – no fancy ways to make the video look vintage or colourful or even […]

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