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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

Bing & Facebook Challenge Google Instant Search

Google and Yahoo are currently the two top search engines, but Bing will be knocking Yahoo into third place soon enough. With two new features being added to the search engine, Bing is making big strides to challenge its main competitor, Google, and its new ‘Instant Search’ feature. Either way, the way we search is changing fast.

Mark Zuckerberg and Qi Lu (Karen T. Borchers/Mercury News)

Yesterday, big names like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft’s Qi Lu announced a major merging of the two companies’ most popular websites. This all started with Microsoft buying a 1.6% stake in Facebook for… Continue reading