Tag Archives: FaceBook
In late 2010, digital activists on Twitter began experimenting with a new form of protest, the “TweetStorm.” I updated this from my old post because there have been a few changes to Twitter, and both Facebook and Google+ have now adopted hashtags, making this an even more attractive concept. Where you read “tweet” below, take that to […]
When it comes to online security, your first responsibility is to yourself, and that has never been more apparent than now, with the daily diet of revelations about the allegedly massive scale of global government spying and surveillance. Of at least equal importance, is the need to remain alert to the risks your actions might create for others in your online network. Every time you share, tag, mention or otherwise connect someone else to your content, you are highlighting your relationship in the context of that content. A simple typing error, a hastily-copied story, or unbridled haste to share without fact-checking, can alter that context dramatically, and with potentially rather more serious consequences that any of us previously imagined.
An anonymous statement was posted today with a link to NSA files which it is claimed, prove that the NSA is spying on people. Not only on American people, but citizens of over 35 different countries. My first thought, and I assume that of many others, was “how is this news?”. Do any of you […]
I checked out the #BanglaSpring tag on Twitter yesterday. First impression was yet another social media engineering event using realistic looking but fake accounts. A lot of the information being posted is hard to verify – Conflicting reports on #Bangladesh death toll – Between 28 and 3500 ciibroadcasting.com/2013/05/06/con… #BanglaSpring @channelislam— Azhar Vadi (@AzharVadi) May 06, […]
Facebook has made several radical changes to support its drive to increase revenue. Twitter is on the same path. But have they tipped the balance and found your breaking point yet? Dangerous Minds has written a lengthy and eloquent complaint about how Facebook is deliberately “broken” so that your posts are held hostage unless you […]