November 23, 2012

Facebook Strikes Blow Against Democracy

John Sutter, CNN

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Unless Facebook users fight back, the days of the social network's experiment with democracy may soon come to an end. The company on Wednesday proposed to take away its users' right to vote on major issues concerning the governance of its 1 billion-member online network.

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November 19, 2012
Facebook Is Lying to Us
Dan Tynan, IT World
As I noted in this space last week, lot of highly vocal people are really ticked off at Facebook because they feel the social network has been deliberately throttling the number of posts their fans see in order to sell more ads.... more ››
November 17, 2012
How Facebook Decides What You See
Donna Tam, CNET
Some corporate marketers have complained that Facebook isn't showing all their posts to all their fans. So the social network strikes back with examples featuring a certain short-statured Jedi master. more ››
November 19, 2012
Facebook Is a Waste of Time
Mark Cuban, Blog Maverick
Lets talk Facebook First, I’m not recommending to any of my companies that we leave facebook. I am recommending that we de-emphasize pushing consumers or partners to like us on FB and focus on building up our followings across... more ››
November 20, 2012
Anatomy of a Facebook Scam
Troy Hunt
Who wants free stuff? C’mon, everybody wants a free lunch, right? Yes, yes they do and that’s precisely the trigger used in scams like this one.Recently I wrote about the mechanics of another Facebook scam where the... more ››
November 22, 2012
Can Facebook Make Sex Safer?
Kevin Redmon, Pacific Standard
What exactly is Facebook good for, anyway? Investigating the college antics of the office intern, perhaps, or vetting your teenage daughter’s new boyfriend; sharing Instagrams of your toddler with the in-laws, or reminding... more ››