Social Network Sites Worried About DOPA Law

An Aug. 2 article in Information Week discusses the legal and financial issues facing libraries, schools and social network sites, if the Deleting Online Predators Act becomes law. From the article — Libraries and schools could be required to limit access to certain Web sites if the Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA), which recently cleared […]

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Information On A Social Network Site Leads to Drug Raid

Once again, the information posted on social networking sites like MySpace, FaceBook and Friendster continues to aid law enforcement officials and investigators. The following Star News article details how an investigation that resulted from information and pictures that were posted in an online social network led to the confiscation of over 2,000 marijuana plants. Even […]

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Pentagon Monitoring Video Posting By Soldiers

Wired people and social networks have changed everything, even war. The BBC is reporting that the Pentagon is keeping a close eye on the videos that soldiers post to online video-sharing sites like YouTube and MySpace. From the article — The Pentagon is keeping a close eye on what its troops post online, with special […]

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Prefound.com Social Search Engine

Prefound.com asks, why should users reinvent the wheel every time they query a search engine, and responds by creating a social search engine where collective human intelligence determines what results are included in a web search and where web sites rank in those results. Prefound.com is getting a lot of publicity lately for their cutting-edge […]

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MySpace & FaceBook Users – Think Before You Post Your Personal Information

Users of MySpace, FaceBook and other social networking sites should think about the content and pictures they are posting online. You are literally creating an online public record of yourself and your actions that more and more employers and education institutions are using to do background research on you. A recent article by Matt Annerino […]

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