Permanent Record

Thanks to the internet, everything's going on my permanent record. — Brent Logan (@blogan) October 10, 2018 Update. I added the following as a comment, but am pulling it up for those that might not see it otherwise: Want to freak yourself out? I'm gonna show just how much of your information the likes of… Continue reading Permanent Record

What did we learn new about Facebook?

I’m feeling a little stupid right now. Maybe a little history is in order. We’ve known since 2014, back when Five Labs used our Facebook posts to analyze personality, that when we shared our data with an app on Facebook, the app’s publisher gets our friends’ data, too. It should have been obvious more than… Continue reading What did we learn new about Facebook?

Social Media Interaction

I asked a question on social media: As a tweet: Experimenting with a “spoiler” class for CSS. Does this work for iPad users? As an @reply on Twitter: @jabancroft Does the “spoiler” CSS work for you on your iPad? As a Buzz post: I’m experimenting with a “spoiler” class to hide content in… Continue reading Social Media Interaction

My Social Media New Year’s Resolutions

With a new year nearly here, it’s time to resolve to behave better on Twitter, Facebook, my blog, and whatever other social media gets invented this coming year. Ask, don’t tell. I’ll try to remember that I don’t know everything and act accordingly. I might even learn something. Leave more comments. Bloggers put a lot… Continue reading My Social Media New Year’s Resolutions

Facebook to Sell Targeted Ads in Your News Stream

Facebook will soon have targeted ads in your news stream. Why do I make this baseless claim? Allow me to direct your attention: Facebook has proposed an updated Statement of Rights and Responsibilities that bans sponsored status updates. That indicates two things: Facebook is contemplating commercial messages in the news stream. Facebook doesn’t want the… Continue reading Facebook to Sell Targeted Ads in Your News Stream