Tag: facebook

O’Reilly Radar – The end of social

The more we share the less value each piece of information has to the people (but not the systems) that we share to.

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Scripting News – Facebook is scaring me

Count me in the group of people now staying logged out of Facebook by default.

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Numair Faraz – I was once a Facebook fool

Trusting your business to another business is generally not a good idea, but trusting Facebook is never a good idea.

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guardian.co.uk – Networks are not always revolutionary

Fair point I think, having the network or having fame isn’t enough to guarantee success but it does help.

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Facebook Engineering Blog – Building Efficient Data Centers with the Open Compute Project

The point is to demonstrate Facebook is working at a high scale much like Google and they aren’t opening up anything that actually makes them their real money.

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ZDNet – Students suspended, expelled over Facebook posts

The school shouldn’t have a right to dictate what students due in the privacy of their online accounts or in their free time.

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NYTimes.com – American Medical Response Settles Facebook Firing Case

Good decision employees should be able to comment in their private off time as publicly as they wish about their company (minus releasing trade secrets and such).

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The Atlantic – The Inside Story of How Facebook Responded to Tunisian Hacks

I’m not sure what’s more shocking, that a country wide keylogger was in use, or that Facebook took these actions to defend their users and freedom of speech.

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Joseph Perla – Facebook is a Ponzi Scheme

Never thought of Facebook that way but it makes a fair amount of sense.

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