Posts by tag: facebook

sleaze tech November 22, 2016 posted by

Report Fake News – Facebook adds new features for flagging fake news

We have a fake news problem on social media and both Google and Facebook have committed to helping fight the tide of misinformation. What they’re doing in the background isn’t something that’s going to affect most people but Facebook has a way you can get hands on with your help. They’ve updated their reporting feature specifically to help target this.

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Report Fake News – Facebook adds new features for flagging fake news
Science September 19, 2016 posted by

Six Degrees of Separation – check out this Facebook algorithm that shows you how connected you are

Ever played Six Degrees from Kevin Bacon? Probably but in case you haven’t, basically it works on the theory that we are no more than six connections away from any other person on the planet. The point of the game is to find your personal line to Kevin Bacon (the prolific actor). Facebook has discovered in the modern world the steps needed to get to anyone else is actually closer to half that.

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Six Degrees of Separation – check out this Facebook algorithm that shows you how connected you are
Hacks & How to August 16, 2013 posted by

Top 10 Tech Tips For Surviving Your New Baby

Ah, the excitement of a new addition to the family. The joy, the pride, the exhaustion, the lack of sleep and personal hygiene…you get the picture. Adding a child to your family is one of the most wonderful and yet hardest things ever. Fortunately for us geeks, there are lots of technology options that can help us survive the process, keep baby happy and make sure everyone involved gets the absolute most out of the joy of parenthood.

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Top 10 Tech Tips For Surviving Your New Baby
Fun & Games July 11, 2012 posted by

Personalised Facebook Playing Cards put you and your friends into the heart of the action

You like cards right? Like, LIKE cards? Enjoy a good game of Bridge or Pelmenism? Not averse to a quick round of Gin Rummy just before bedtime? Well then you may be interested to hear that the geeks have recognized your need. That’s right, they’ve moved away from their keyboards and monitors for long enough to come up with a wizard product which combines digital and analog in an interesting way.

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Fun & Games April 6, 2012 posted by

Social Shower Curtain is strictly for Facebook addicts only

Admit it, you’re addicted to Facebook. You spend mornings, afternoons, evenings sharing, laughing, and exchanging photos of kittens in kilts. All the usual trivia. But there’s something missing in your life isn’t there? Something you’ve dared not admit up till now. Yes, you’re lacking some sort of real life icon to demonstrate your love for Mr Zuckerberg’s baby.

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Bookmark This! March 8, 2012 posted by

Social Photos lets you migrate photos or albums between Facebook, Flickr and Google+ instantly

Aargh photos, they’re everywhere. Who would have thought at the dawn of the digital camera era that we’d be swamped by a literal deluge of images sitting on hard drives across the globe. I’ve got 16,000 photos which have accumulated over the years and my collection is probably minute compared to some of yours. Where did they all come from? Anyway, the number may be daunting but organising them is an absolute nightmare, especially if like me you’ve got some…

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Bookmark This! March 5, 2012 posted by

Encrypt Facebook extension for Chrome could save your job – or your life [Daily Freeware]

Online privacy issues are a big deal nowadays, and for good reason. Companies like Facebook and the rest seem to think they can do what they like with our information, under cover of a flimsy veneer of privacy ethics. For most people this increasing intrusion is less than optimal, and for citizens of certain countries it can literally mean the difference between life and death. Even when we’re given the power to manage our privacy settings, there’s always a danger…

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Bizarre December 1, 2010 posted by

American Express now lets you exchange reward points for FarmVille credit

I’m starting to think that I’m the last person to use FaceBook without ever playing FarmVille. It’s probably for the best, as it seems to be one of the most addicting games known to man. A while back they introduced FarmVille credit, which allowed you to exchange real money for virtual items in the game. That seemed crazy enough, but now things have gone even further. American Express will now allow you to trade in reward points for FarmVille credit….

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American Express now lets you exchange reward points for FarmVille credit