It’s an interesting strategy: Facebook has teamed up with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in a new initiative that makes the Lifeline counselors available 24/7 on Facebook chat. ZDnet’s Emil Protalinski explains how it’s meant to work: If a Facebook friend spots a suicidal thought on someone’s profile, that person can report it to Facebook by clicking a link next [...]
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I feel sorry for Timelines.com, which is a cool site that allows users to post information about a historical event so that the site encompasses many years of history. The home page opens to This Week in History and you can search by topic (assassinations) or by date. On my exact birthday, for instance, Dr. Seuss got married. On my [...]
I think there should be something called Zuckerfraude because, for whatever reason, we all rejoice a little when the Zuck gets a public comeuppance.
It depends who you read. Most news outlets characterize it as Zuckerberg and co. settling with the FTC. And, of course, this is how the FTC characterizes it with their news release titled “Facebook Settles FTC Charges That It Deceived Consumers By Failing To Keep Privacy Promises.” But the New York Times headline reads “FTC Settles Privacy Issue at Facebook.” [...]
A judge has ruled that Twitter must turn over information on three people thought to have information regarding Wikileaks. From the New York Times: The judge said that because Twitter users “voluntarily” turned over the Internet protocol addresses when they signed up for an account, they relinquished an expectation of privacy. “Petitioners knew or should have known that their I.P. [...]
Listen, man, you should know there are some major existential implications with Facebook’s new Timeline. TechCrunch’s much-loved (by me) MG Siegler writes: Going back in time and seeing the past several years of my life displayed in this way [with Timeline] is nothing short of profound. Facebook has used software to make something meaningful. Something emotionally powerful. … It’s incredible: [...]