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Facebook Profile Changes Seem Pointless

Facebook’s re-design of its profile page has so far been met with harsh criticism, and for seemingly good reason. As pointed out by PaidContent.org, Mark Zuckerberg enjoyed a pointless interview on 60 Minutes that simply re-hashed the details we know about him and introduced the minor changes to the Facebook profile page.

I am instantly reminded of LeBron James’s television special through which he betrayed his loyal Cleveland fans and announced his move to Miami in front of the entire world. There was no reason for it except to appease a massive ego.

The changes to Facebook are minor and… Continue reading

Facebook Disconnect for Web-browsing Privacy

Facebook users have been quite vocal about the social network’s recent privacy issues, but Google engineer Brian Kennish has come up with a solution that will keep your web browsing information from Facebook without forcing you to delete your Facebook account.

One of Facebook’s most popular features is called “Facebook Connect.” Basically, the feature allows you to post content directly to your Facebook page while you browse the internet. When you read an article online and click the Facebook ‘like’ button to share it with your friends, you are using Facebook Connect.

Privacy, however, is the thorn in Facebook Connect’s… Continue reading

Facebook ‘Like’ Button Coming to Real Life

If you think you see the Facebook “Like” button a lot now, be prepared to see it even more. According to an article on TechCrunch, a new service called Likfy will allow businesses to add a “Like” button to their products – in real life, not on the computer.

The Facebook “Like” button is everywhere. In fact, you can scroll to the bottom of this blog post and “Like” it. But, have you ever wondered if the Facebook “Like” button could break through the boundaries of the internet and enter into the real world? Probably not, but it’s already… Continue reading

New Facebook Groups, Dashboard, and ‘Download Your Info’

At a conference on Wednesday, Mark Zuckerberg announced a few new adjustments to Facebook that he hopes will crack down on the privacy issues. While some of them are a bit more significant than others, all of the changes will affect your Facebook experience.

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The first new tool has been called “Download Your Information.” This will allow Facebook users to download almost any of the important information and content they have posted on the website. 

For example, many Facebook users are likely to use the website for photo albums, instead of actual books and paper… Continue reading