Tag Archives: Facebook

This Week In Google 42: Tool Of The Week

Leo deletes his Facebook account live on TWIG #42, plus a larger discussion on privacy, openness, search, and identity. Talking heads this week are Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Gina Trapani, and Doc Searls. Continue reading

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TWIG 40: Palm Lives

Facebook privacy issues dominate much of This Week in Google #40. Talking heads this week are Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Gina Trapani, and Paul Thurott. Continue reading

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Facebook Drank It’s Own Kool-Aid. Did You?

“Sadly, there is no cure for megalomania. But venture capitalists ought to start funding the search for a cure, because it’s costing many of them a lot of money, and is likely to cost even more in the future.” Continue reading

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TWIG 39: Facebook Über Alles

Facebook connect dominates the discussion in This Week in Google #39. Continue reading

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Facebook’s Suggested Pages List

New Facebook users now see a list of some of the most often “liked” Pages on Facebook when they sign up for the popular social networking service. New users get the option to choose from about 100 popular Pages. These Pages mostly belong to celebrities, brands, news outlets and politicians. Eric Eldon first wrote about this new addition to Facebook’s sign-up process on Inside Facebook and notes that this list is “clearly designed to get users engaged immediately.” To some degree, this list is similar to Twitter’s now defunct Suggested Users List. Continue reading

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Facebook’s Latest Privacy Hole: Event Lists

Some people report that they are able to see the public “events” that Facebook users have said they will attend – even if they person is not a “friend” on the social network. Continue reading

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Making the Pitch for a Facebook Webinar

My inbox gets scores of pitch emails from the education support industry. Truth be told, I seldom read them. This one was an exception due to the topic (using Facebook for institutional development) and the product (an online seminar). It’s far too long for an email pitch, in my opinion, and I want to know the price up front, not at after scrolling to the end. Continue reading

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