Tag Archives: Facebook

Are You On Facebook?

No, I am not and here is a major reason why. Pre-Facebook and before the advent of MySpace people registered a URL. Concurrent to Facebook’s early General Public availability another option arose with LinkedIn. Then, as a Silicon Valley Executive … Continue reading

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One Moment Please?

Due to currently not having an opt-out feature, Facebook’s new photo-sharing app, Moment, and the facial recognition technology therein will not be launched in Europe (until said opt-out feature is offered to any given potential end-user).

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In the News…

Facebook’s ‘Instant Articles’ could herald in another era within the Mass Media… how the media has/was co-opted in the Social Networking Era and/or through Crowd Sourcing has the media was held accountable. Hopefully it will be the latter not the … Continue reading

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Facebook Slander…

Exercising caution regarding what is posted on Social Networking mediums is paramount… especially, in a nation like UAE where an American expat is set to be tried for breaking cyber-slander laws on March 17th.

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Face-Blocked…

Facebook’s compliance with the Turkish government’s request to block a page that’s reportedly offensive to the Prophet Muhammed is yet another challenge regarding censorship versus free speech (and the on-going / underlying tension therein).

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‘Dislike’

Arguably, Facebook’s arrogance regarding the fact that end-users are unable to ‘dislike’ something is bad form. Granted, ‘disliking’ someone’s content could be done maliciously. Conversely, counting bogus ‘likes’ (which the firm has also been criticized for) is not good form. … Continue reading

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