What Employers Are Thinking When They Look At Your Facebook Page

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Description: Why interview when you can Facebook stalk? Yesterday, I told you about a study suggesting that employers can judge candidates’ future work performance by spending five to ten minutes lurking on their Facebook pages. Source: Forbes .com Date: March 6, 2012 Some readers were outraged by this. “I truly wish employers would stop using… Read more »

How Google keeps your secrets private

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secrets private Description: How does a company that collects so much information from its users keep all that data private? Source: cnn .com Date: Jan 25, 2012 As part of that tune-up, Google on Tuesday made the major announcement that it has streamlined its privacy policy. Instead of 70 policies across each of its products… Read more »

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 »

Hackers learn to ditch black hats for white collar security jobs

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Description: Computer hacking has always been a pursuit driven more by geeky passion than a quest for profits. But it is now becoming a pathway to earning serious money. Source: globeandmail.com Date: Oct 10, 2011 A decade ago, a skilled hacker who discovered a software security flaw had two choices: he could tell the company… 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 »

Ticketmaster’s CEO Dishes on New Interactive Seat Maps

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Description: We’re one of the few ecommerce companies that gets to connect with each of ourcustomers in person. They tell us where they will be at a given date and time, down to the exact seat location. So enhancing the event with geosocial is a cool part of the evolution of the experience and part… 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 »

What is linkedin?

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Description:LinkedIn, an online social networking site aimed at professionals. Source:CNN.com Date: Feb 26, 2011 Questions for discussion: What are the benefits of using LinkedIn? Could theses benefits be relized by students trying to break into the workforce? What are the downsides of uning a social network like linkedIn?

Carrots, Sticks and Digital Health Records

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Description: The goal is to improve health care and to reduce its long-term expense by moving the doctors and hospitals from ink and paper into the computer age — through a shift to digital patient records. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Feb 26, 2011 The long-range vision is that computerized patient data is a step toward what… Read more »

New Hacking Tools Pose Bigger Threats to Wi-Fi Users

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Description: Until recently, only determined and knowledgeable hackers with fancy tools and lots of time on their hands could spy while you used your laptop or smartphone at Wi-Fi hot spots. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Feb 17, 201 You may think the only people capable of snooping on your Internet activity are government intelligence agents or… Read more »