There’s currently a Facebook status going around that states the following: Warning–any person and/or institution and/or Agent and/or Agency of any governmental, public or private structure including but not limited to the United States or Canadian Federal Government or any Continue reading Warning Facebook you control your data
There have been a lot of stories about what happens when you reveal your social network profile, especially your geo-location information. Probably made famous first with Please Rob MeÂ which would post open Foursquare profile data, showing when you’re not at Continue reading Opening your social network profile
Right after the Facebook F8 keynote, a 15 year old noted he didn’t understand this new model Facebook was about to roll out. What might not be obvious, is that he is not the customer, he is the product. There Continue reading Facebook post F8
If your friends ever tell you that they’ve received spam from your account, but you didn’t send it, likely your account was compromised. The following steps are generally good business practice to follow regularly, anyway. So follow them as you Continue reading Had your Twitter or Facebook hacked?
This tip is to create a permanent secure connection to Facebook. You can tell you’re using SSL if the URL starts with https:// instead of http://. When you’re logged into Facebook, go to Account – Account Settings – Account Continue reading Tech Tip: Secure connection to Facebook
Because they can. On Monday, Facebook released a video that shows how their new sponsored stories program works. Now when you update a page, like, check-in or interact with an application and mention a customer who has paid for this Continue reading Why would Facebook turn your actions into an ad?
Because now they can. Last Friday, after work, Facebook announced they will be providing your home address and telephone number to software developers. Recommended steps: Remove your home address and/or telephone number from the contact info section of your Facebook Continue reading Why would Facebook application developers sell your home address?
In 2008, I was in Ottawa, talking with one of our clients, CIPPIC. Specifically the executive director at the time, about Facebook. There was discussion that Facebook was perhaps not complying with PIPEDA (Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Continue reading Social networking, what’s next?
If you’re looking at a web site in your web browser (Firefox, Internet Explorer etc), it is being served by a web server. According to Netcraft over 50% of web servers now are using Apache. For logging, most people use Continue reading Web server logs