Facebook, Twitter Traffic Up and MySpace Down

According to a recent report from Nielsen Ratings on social networks, the total amount of time people spent on social networks worldwide grew 100% in the last year. Facebook and Twitter both saw large increases in new users. Facebook traffic was up 69% in March as compared to last year. Twitter had a 45% increase […]

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Senate Bill Would Require Public Records Be Published Online

A test bill in the U.S. Senate would mandate that federal government publish all public records on the internet. The proposed bill does not change what is classified as public records, it just requires agencies to post those records online that they are already responsible for. The bill would provide faster access to public records […]

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Futuristic Online Dating Apps Coming For Apple’s iPad

Apple’s iPad is paving the way for some forward-thinking online dating applications. Later this month dating site Skout.com will launch the first online dating application for the Apple iPad. The dating application will be free and will be like the current app that Skout offers their smartphone users. Skout users can search for people by […]

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Stolen Facebook Accounts For Sale on Black Market

Experts from VeriSign’s iDefense team say fraudulent and hijacked Facebook accounts are being sold on the black market. During and investigation in February, iDefense workers discovered that login information for 1.5 million Facebook accounts was for sale through numerous online black market sites. One Facebook account thief, who goes by the user name of “kirllos”, […]

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‘Erasing David’ Documentary & Your False Sense of Privacy

The United Kingdom is one of the top three surveillance nations in the world, third only to Russia and China. UK citizen David Bond filmed a documentary of his attempt to disappear off the radar called “Erasing David”. The film records David Bond’s attempt to disappear from society for 30 days, while professional investigators try […]

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