Obama Warns: Facebook is a BIG BAD Wolf! [video]

Privacy is not something that I’m merely entitled to, it’s an absolute prerequisite.” Marlon Brando

I, too, believe in privacy as being an absolute perquisite; one which must exist in order to be able to practice and reach real freedom and, accordingly, self development.

Yet, and since Web 2.0 and social media have become major elements in our life’s routine, our privacy is slowly receding, like an old man’s balding head! Day after day, we are finding ourselves more exposed to the world outside and people we have never met. It seems that everyone knows each other across this big world, as sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Youtube becoming more and more inhibited!

In the two videos below, Obama warns about posting pictures or personal information on Facebook, stressing that this might come and haunt you in the near future! Whether this is this another PR stunt or not, is not clear to me however it seems that even Obama has been stung by Facebook just like Zuckerberg was a few weeks ago!

Supernova 2009: Taking Data Seriously [video]

Andreas Weigend talks about the revolution of the web and how important it is to “take data seriously”

The amount of data created by each person doubles roughly every one or two years!

Furthermore, 10 billion pieces of content are shared per month through the Facebook share button?!

Taking data seriously is dividing into categories: (1) Customer to Business, (2) Customer to Customer and (3) Customer to the World.

Based on the video above, I would like to know what you think: Are we really taking data seriously? Are we using it efficiently to attract customers, build loyalty, maintain friendships, educate and learn?

5 Web & Internet 2010 Funny Predictions – Photoshopped & Illustrated!

To make sure that we capture the changes in social media for the coming year, we have prepared for you a funny list of our own predictions for ten social media tools and sites for the year 2010!

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Gets Bitten by His Own Creation: 596 Pictures Revealed!

The day of retribution has arrived! Facebook’s creator Mark Zuckerberg had a taste of his own medicine. After having only 1 picture for public viewing the privacy changes allowed Facebook users access to 596 pictures of him.

Facebook New Privacy Settings… Better Now?!

Facebook New Privacy Settings… Better Now?!

Is that all I get to control?

Finally! Facebook has caved in and revamped their privacy system and settings in hopes of resolving some of its privacy woes. Hopefully this new system will save some hapless chaps and gals from loosing their jobs because they can't help themselves when it comes to over sharing.

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Google Dashboard: Google’s Answer To Privacy Concerns?

Google Dashboard: Google’s Answer To Privacy Concerns?

What Were They Thinking?

To Counteract this seasonal hailstorm of concerns, this time, Google has introduced the Google Dashboard. The Dashboard will include all the information they have regarding your Google account and offer a one central location for you to manage the settings of all your Google services and accounts. Or is that what it really does?

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Nokia in 2015 – The Way We Live Next

In general, the Nokia 2015 video promises a better, more comprehensive and interconnected platform for communication and services through the Nokia devices. This all seems well and good, however, there are some concerns that need to be addressed!

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File-sharing is coming to an end! ACTA Copyright Treaty Secrets [video]

Secretly and behind closed doors, the United states and several European countries are working on drafting a new copy right trade agreement where, among other things, will try to tackle the issue of illegal file sharing by compromising your right to privacy. The agreement will allow law enforcement agents and custom officers to...

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“The Future Internet: Service Web 3.0” [video]

Is it wise to push for information to be handled solely by machines speaking to each other with minimum human interference? What is the degree to which privacy is compromised when utilizing semantic technologies? And do we have enough backup capacities to secure information in case of electricity cuts or natural disasters?

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HOW TO: 5 Tips & Tricks for Stronger Passwords…

HOW TO: 5 Tips & Tricks for Stronger Passwords…

Phishing

Security professionals build many layer of security to protect a system from being compromised, yet the one problematic area that represents the weakest point is the users' passwords. In this post we will focus on some tips and steps that will help with managing and strengthening passwords.

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