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The Great Facebook Copyright Hoax

Look kids, I like helping you out.  I do.  I like giving you reviews on stuff.  I like telling you about cool and nerdy things.  I even like helping to make sure that your digital life is secure and safe. …

Windows 8 RTM Part III – The Windows Spin on Social

[Article first published as Windows 8 RTM Part III – The Windows Spin on Social on Blogcritics.] Over the first two parts of this Windows 8 feature I described the OS as turning my laptop into some sort of giant phone.  Today…

Instagram Saga Part II: Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion, More Users Revert to Grade School Shenanigans

[Article first published as Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion, More Users Re-live Grade School on Blogcritics.] What a week in social media!  Just last week we took a look at Instagram, who had just recently released an app for the Android platform,…

96. Common Damn Sense: Does the Facebook Spam Wave Reflect Deeper Issues with User Habits?

[Article first published as Does the Facebook Spam Wave Reflect Deeper Issues with User Habits? on Blogcritics.] It’s been a while since I jumped into a good old-fashioned rant.  As there is, as the kids say these days, no time like the…

76. facebook’s failed google smear campaign was an idea that purely zucked

[Article first published as Facebook’s Google Smear Campaign Backfires with an Idea that really Zucked on Blogcritics.] Competition in business is vicious, and that can sometimes lead companies to take what I’ll call the “low road” for the sake of winning.  It’s…

54. facebook’s latest advertising tools – their users

you can talk about technology and science all you want to, but sadly it’s advertising that makes the world go ’round.  and every year market and ad folks come up with a new way to make a buck off of…

26. public information is, uh… public?

i don’t know whether or not to tag this post as part of my common damn sense series.  but what i do know from this story is that torrents can cause floods. by now you might have read a story…