Do you have Kred? +Kred arrives

Kred was created by Peoplebrowsr –  it measures online influence via social networks, similar to PeerIndex and a little like Klout but now maybe more accurate, less said about that the better. Kred celebrates personal importance and generosity by shifting the attention from celebrities to the true heart of social media: trusted friends and subject matter experts. It calculates the influence of the real stars in your life: from locals, like a trusted bartender or bike repair guy, to experts in your niche interests, like an oceanographer studying the floor of the Indian Ocean How does Kred work? Kred looks at 1000 days […]

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LinkedIn remove Social Advertising options

Since the addition of LinkedIn’s trial of social ads there have been complains from users about LinkedIn sharing private information. LinkedIn were said to be sharing your name and photo using auto opt in, ( A Facebook trick ) so millions of users were put into an advertising program without their knowledge. The only way you could stop it was to go into your settings and opt out, which was very easy but you still had to know it was there in the first place. You had to – Click your name, setting, account and manage social advertising. Opt out. Due to this, an email was […]

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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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