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GetPRSM – The security friendly Social Network?

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At first glance you think GetPrsm seems to be a fabulous social networking site, the site was created by Datacoup who put together this site after NSA’s sweeping data collection program. Datacoup which was founded by Matt Hogan is itself a  free web & mobile application that empowers consumers with their own personal data. What about this GetPrsm Social Network? Is ... Read More »

How to get Facebook’s new Timeline and What the heck is it?

Can’t wait to get Facebook’s New Timeline ? You will have it very soon, don’t worry! However if you have been chomping at the bit since the launch of Timeline in December for your Facebook Profile to change and can’t wait any longer you can get it right now. Before we go into that, some are still asking – What is Facebook timeline?  Facebook ... Read More »

Facebook now have to sort out privacy say FTC

The Federal Trade Commission said Facebook’s claims about its privacy policies were unfair and deceptive and violated federal law. The Federal Trade Commission works for consumers to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices and to provide information to help spot, stop, and avoid them. The FTC have ruled that Facebook will now be required to obtain approval from users before making any changes ... Read More »

How to delete a photo or your Twitpic account

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Recently I was asked how to delete a photo from Twitpic and also how could you delete the whole Twitpic account, so here are some instructions. To delete a single picture from Twitpic  Log into http://twitpic.com Click – Home here you will see all of your photos that you have posted on Twitpic, here you will see a bin icon, click ... Read More »

Did Google+ help with the Facebook improvements

Yesterday The Facebook Blog  announced on a very mixed up post that they are making a “bunch of improvements” so that it is easier to share our posts and photos.   These improvements are starting to roll out over the next few days – you’ll know when you have them as you will see a prompt for a tour, which ... Read More »

Facebook Phonebook – are my contact numbers on show?

Here we go again .. There is some confusion on Facebook about your contact numbers from your phone showing on your Facebook profile – this has popped up again since the arrival of the new application from Facebook called “Facebook Messenger”  where you can IM people from Facebook.  (Maybe because you have to Sync your contacts to use it?) There is ... Read More »

What is the Facebook Face Recognition system and how to disable it.

Facebook has now launched its Face Recognition system to be available more users.  This system can apparently automatically identify people in your photos from their facial features  and help you tag them, they are not automatically tagged, its not that clever, but it will search through photos when loaded to find any that look like your friends and suggest you tag them. As ... Read More »

Facebook increase security after hacking?

Maybe its no coincidence that Facebook recently announced some new security just after Mark Zuckerberg’s personal fan page was evidently hacked. However, for whatever reason, better security on Facebook is always a good thing. Hypertext transfer protocol secure Firstly from today they say on the Facebook blog posted on 26.1.11. you’ll be able to experience Facebook entirely over HTTPS  –  ... Read More »

Facebook Allowing Apps To Access Users Phone Numbers and Addresses (update – not cancelled)

When you are going to allow a Facebook application now you might see this … … as Facebook has now allowed developers access to your private information. As announced on the developers blog page on Saturday here.   See updated information at the end.  As you see can see its not only allowing the application access to your basic information but also your current address and ... Read More »

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