As technology evolves, so do the criminals and scammers who use it. In the past year, several online scams made headlines, from the use of online dating services, to gift cash, to conning Facebook users into spreading spam. Looking at these different instances we see how the use of technology is affecting the way crime is being done.… [Read more]
So Facebook has come out with a phone…or at least Facebook Home that can be downloaded on select Android phones. Or you can buy the HTC First for AT&T.
Or you can just not get the phone like the rest of us.
This past week I got into a conversation about the phone and Home on Facebook (the irony is not lost on me).… [Read more]
Today, Mark “The Hoodie” Zuckerberg took over Wall Street. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re aware that Facebook’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) hit the stock market earlier this morning. Personally, I couldn’t tell an IPO from an IRA or an IOU so I’ll spare you the Wall Street color commentary. But what I have found interesting in the Hoodieverse is the decided lack of investigative reporting surrounding the public offering.… [Read more]
It started with my husband’s grandmother. The dear, sweet, old lady we had the pleasure of visiting a few short years ago found Facebook and, at least from my perspective, lunged out of her political closet, flaming our liberal friends, arrogantly peddling her Fox News views and generally making a hot, conservative mess of herself all over our virtual social scene.… [Read more]