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Privacy on social media – do we even care?

I lost all my phone contacts recently, which of course was a pity, but it led to an interesting discovery about privacy. Here’s my story. I wanted to restore my smart phone to its original state – it started to work pretty slow after some

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Facebook is Lying but Nobody is Caring

When it was reported that Facebook tracks our moves even when not logged in, many social sites, blogs, and forums erupted with mild outrage. I say “mild” because in the whole scheme of things, what’s half a million outraged users on a site that has

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Facebook User-Data Gathering Goes Viral

When a company has news that they want buried, they issue their information on a Friday night and hope nobody in the media notices on Monday morning.  Marred in controversy over their Beacon advertising platform, Facebook hoped that their latest attempt to gather more user-data would