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Posts Tagged 'sharing'

Inside Facebook’s Outsourced Anti-Porn and Gore Brigade, Where Camel Toes are More Offensive Than Crushed Heads

            Take a good long read of this. Can you see how cyberbullying behaviours could slip through? What does it say about Facebook’s priorities? Inside Facebooks Outsourced Anti-Porn and Gore Brigade, Where Camel Toes are More Offensive Than Crushed Heads.

21 February 2012 at 16:38 - Comments

Facebook vs. Google Plus: That’s +1 to Google

It’s probably not the best time to lash up a hastily planned blog post, being after 8pm on a Friday evening, and I really should be elswhere. But I’m sure you are all eager to hear what I think of Google’s new social network – positively frothing at the mouth, I expect. In that case, […]

1 July 2011 at 21:13 - Comments

Too many masks: Social media schizophrenia

Have you updated your Myspace account recently? Should you tweet that link or email it? Can you remember your Bebo password? Are you using your work address or your hotmail? Should this be a LinkedIn or a Facebook post? Are all your online profiles linked, consistent and up-to-date? I’ve been trying to draft recommendations for […]

12 January 2011 at 09:03 - Comments

Face of things to come: The philosophy of Facebook

(Credit: Audrey Fukuman, As I predicted, the privacy debate about Facebook came to nothing, as it appears that Facebook growth ACCELERATED in the last month, thereby proving the old adage that ‘any publicity is good publicity’. The bottom line is that the vast majority of Facebook’s users really don’t care enough about the privacy […]

23 June 2010 at 13:00 - Comments

Why Facebook is #1 – the most healthy bill in the world! And how!

Social media scientist (his words) Dan Zarella has compiled some very curious datamining results from Facebook. Among which are what he reckons to be: – the best days to share – the effects of digits on sharing – the effect of readability on sharing – and the most and least ‘shareable’ words on Facebook   […]

14 May 2010 at 16:00 - Comments