Category Archives: privacy

Sexting

Teens who `sext’ racy photos charged with pornhttp://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=100252658 I did say a lot was happening recently, didn’t I? This is one last new trend I think interesting to investigate. Without too much of my opinion, sexting is a new trend … Continue reading

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Location (Again)

Did Google Just Kill All the Other Mobile Social Networks?http://www.nytimes.com/external/readwriteweb/2009/02/04/04readwriteweb-did_google_just_kill_all_the_other_mobile_social_.html Google Latitude: Ready to Tell Your Friends (and Google) Where You Are?http://www.nytimes.com/external/readwriteweb/2009/02/04/04readwriteweb-google_latitude_location_aware.html Google Maps Goes Socialhttp://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2009/02/04/google-maps-goes-social/?mod=rss_WSJBlog?mod= Tracking Friends the Google Wayhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB123371579418246547.html Privacy fears over Google trackerhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7872026.stm I still do plan … Continue reading

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Facebook and Issues of Trust

There‚Äôs something going down on Facebook. Pay attention.http://squaredpeg.com/index.php/2008/12/18/facebook-pay-attention/ Facebook nudity policy draws nursing moms’ irehttp://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=98941323 Trouble in Twitterlandhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/technology/2009/01/twitter_arrives.html Gaza crisis spills onto the webhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7827293.stm I’m behind on news, sorry. Here is a reflection on a few older stories. I have … Continue reading

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Niche Net

The BBC reported today on efforts to better search results by considering the demographics of the searcher. For example, if the searcher is of a certain ethnicity and searches for a keyword word, the results that other searchers of the … Continue reading

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Mobile Web

Poorer Nations Go Online on Cellphoneshttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB122844530354182063.html MySpace Sets Video for Mobilehttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB122827284915475015.html I’m residing in Okinawa, Japan, currently working as an English teacher for the Okinawa Prefectural Board of Education. The use of cellphones here is absolutely phenominal. They are everywhere … Continue reading

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Sharing More and Sharing From New Mediums

TV+Social Networks:http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122461909287855339.html#video%3D20738B02-F2E2-4539-8209-B5800152582B%26articleTabs%3Darticle Tracking Minutiae: The New Examined Life, Online Statististicshttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB122852285532784401.html BBC Click! episode that aired around 8-Dec-2008. You may now chat with other movie viewers while watching via your BuleRay Internet ready player. In addition, new sites are popping up … Continue reading

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