Tag: Web 2.0

12
Jul

Facebook Opens App Centre to Canadian Users

In June 2012, Facebook introduced its App Centre in the United States. Since then, the company has been rolling out the App Centre to other countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom and – as of July 9, 2012 — Canada. According to a post on the company’s Developer Blog, Facebook decided to expand…

10
Jul

Twitter Cuts Off LinkedIn

Convenience is the name of the game in the business world. People love it when they can synchronize different online accounts and save themselves a little bit of time. This is especially true for those who regularly publish posts on LinkedIn and Twitter. Well, it’s time to kiss some of that convenience good-bye. According to…

3
Jul

What is going on with Facebook?

Once again, Facebook has made a change, which directly affects users, without letting anyone know about it. The latest change is to users’ email addresses. For some strange reason, the powers that be at Facebook thought it would be a good idea to give all users an @facebook.com email address. If you haven’t already seen…

26
Jun

Caution: Facebook Scammers at Work

With a user base that’s steadily approaching the one billion mark, it’s no surprise that Facebook is a magnet for scammers. The most recent scam to target Facebook users involved getting them to unwittingly grant access to their accounts. According to Graham Cluley for the Naked Security blog, around mid-June 2012, some Facebook users received…

22
Jun

Is Facebook Losing Face?

When Facebook made its debut on the NASDAQ as a public company, May 18, 2012, it was valued at $100 billion.  Nearly four weeks and a few stumbling blocks later, the company is valued at $74 billion and has left some users feeling disenchanted and maybe even a little disillusioned. From May 31 to Jun….

7
Jun

Great Online Tools for Entrepreneurs

Every day, startup businesses are being created by entrepreneurs. While some choose to jump right in and focus all of their time and energy on their new ventures, others are a little more cautious and opt to keep their day jobs and work on their new businesses in their spare time. Regardless of which type…

5
Jun

European Commission Wants to Give Internet Users the ‘Right to be Forgotten’

We all make mistakes. We all do and say things that we wish we could take back. But in today’s world, instead of maybe a few dozen people being privy to a particular faux pas, it could be a few hundred or a few thousand. In the case of celebrities, like Ashton Kutcher and Spike…

1
Jun

Microsoft Launches Final Windows 8 Preview

A third Windows 8 Release Preview became available for downloading on May 31, 2012. That same day, in a post on Microsoft’s MSDN blog, Steven Sinofsky announced that this final preview, before the Windows 8 RTM (release to manufacturing), contains the Windows 8 operating system, Internet Explorer 10, new Windows 8 apps for connecting to…

25
May

How to Maximize Your Use of LinkedIn

Of all the social networking sites that people frequent, LinkedIn is possibly the most under-appreciated and misunderstood. That might be because it’s considered to be a strictly professional site where people go to network with other professionals and post or find jobs. While all of that is true, there is so much more to LinkedIn…

22
May

New York Department of Education Says No To Facebook

Accepting a friend request from a teacher is similar to accepting a friend request from a boss, and both are bad ideas. Becoming Facebook friends with a boss opens an employee up to all kinds of problems if he doesn’t immediately limit what gets shared with said boss. But for a student – even a…

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