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Facebook Down

Facebook Down

@ 6:10 PM CDT Facebook appears to be down. Not sure why and so far nothing has been reported on other social sites. Hopefully, people can find something else to do. :) This is now the second occurrence in less than 3 months. Hopefully the issue is not related to a hack or user data […]

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The Roots of Social Networking – Where It Began

The Roots of Social Networking – Where It Began

Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace have dominated the Internet as the most visited websites in the last seven or eight years, beating out information centric sites such as Wikipedia and the search engines Google and Yahoo.  As it turns out, people have attempted to connect with each other through computers since the very […]

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Facebook New Timeline Format Guide

Facebook New Timeline Format Guide

In less than 5 days, Facebook, the popular social network is offering a new Timeline format for its users. If you’re unsure what to do, you can read the Timeline guide to get you started before the change is made by Facebook. This guide explains the changes in detail and it will help you make […]

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The Perfect Crime

The Perfect Crime

Your location is now known by your friends and family thanks to the service by Foursquare. This would be the perfect time for a former friend to take revenge against you. This so-called friend you pissed off now wants harm done to you like their worst enemy. The prefect crime is about to unfold. You […]

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Facebook Charging Fees?

Facebook Charging Fees?

What if Facebook were to turn off or abbreviate certain features of its popular social network, would you be willing to pay for full access? Let’s say that 10% of the 700 million users were willing to pay a reoccurring monthly fee of $2.99 to enable all features in full. This would equate to almost […]

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Social Networking Dangers – Do You Know Your Friends Well?

Social Networking Dangers – Do You Know Your Friends Well?

Internet Security will always be a concern, and as more and more social networks emerge, identity theft is becoming more easier than ever. “Tweeting Thieves” may become the next generation’s new label for “hacker” – and the catch is you don’t need the expertise to recover data from hard drives in order to do it! […]

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Facebook Lottery Scam

Facebook Lottery Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Facebook, claiming that the recipient has won a cash prize of $900,000.00 USD. The email is a phishing scam where the sender is looking to obtain personal information to be used for other illegal activities. This is one of the worst scams I have seen in quite some […]

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Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook and WOT (Web of Trust) go together like peanut butter and jelly. The WOT Firefox and Internet Explorer add-on can help you stay safer from the dangers on Facebook. We all love to share links on Facebook with our friends and family, but sometimes we don’t know the dangers of what we are sharing […]

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