Did The iPhone’s ‘Find My Friends’ Already Out A Cheating Wife?

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Description: Welcome to iCheers, where everybody knows your whereabouts. Both Apple and Foursquare are offering new tools for iOS5 that will let us know where our friends are at all times. Source: Forbes.com Date: Oct 17, 2011 Late Saturday night, “ThomasMetz” posted to MacRumors (via 9to5Mac) about how he turned his wife’s iPhone into a… Read more »

Facebook Keeps A History Of Everyone Who Has Ever Poked You, Along With A Lot Of Other Data

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Description: Most of you probably know that Facebook knows a lot about you. But did you know that if you were to print it out, it might take up about 880 pages? Source: Forbes.com Date: Sept 27, 2011 European users can request their information with this Facebook form (instructions here). Max Schrems of Europe v…. Read more »

Police Lesson: Social Network Tools Have Two Edges

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Description: Social networking tools like Facebook and Twitter can be valuable assets for law enforcement agencies, helping them alert the public, seek information about crimes and gather evidence about the backgrounds of criminal suspects. Source: NYtimes.com Date: April 6, 2011 Most social media policies try to balance a police department’s interests against First Amendment protections for… Read more »

F.T.C. Backs Plan to Honor Privacy of Online Users

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Description: Signaling a sea change in the debate over Internet privacy, the government’s top consumer protection agency on Wednesday advocated a plan that would let consumers choose whether they want their Internet browsing and buying habits monitored. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Dec 1, 2010 Saying that online companies have failed to protect the privacy of Internet… Read more »

5 Top Trends in Consumer-Based Internet Businesses for 2011

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Description: In 1995, when Amazon was founded, e-commerce was like the proverbial talking dog. It wasn’t about how well the dog could talk, it was amazing that the dog could talk at all. The first generation of e-commerce sites were focused on functionality, getting the dog to talk better. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Dec 3, 2010 Every… Read more »

Exploring the anti-social side of social media

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Description: The Public Isolation Project was born. As she literally X’s off the 30 days she is spending cut off from the world, Norine chronicles her experience through her blog http://www.publicisolationproject.com/. On the other side of the glass, Elliott is filming a documentary on their collaboration. They are not anti-technology, Elliott says, just hoping to inspire… Read more »

The Google-Apple-Facebook Battle

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Description: The battle for total world domination has moved well beyond the computer operating system, and even beyond the computer. The biggest contenders at the moment are Google ), Facebook and Apple. Source: Forbes.com Date: Nov 8, 2010 In the mid 1990s, when Microsoft seemed invincible, company leaders hung posters inside their offices with the letters “TWD” boldly emblazoned… Read more »