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Facebook Privacy Issues Driving More People to Instagram… which is Facebook!

Facebook Privacy Issues Driving More People to Instagram… which is Facebook!

Most people I talked to about the new Messenger app were outraged that Facebook has access to everything on their phones so everyone is now a privacy expert and going around encouraging each other to delete the Facebook Messenger app.

“Privacy Experts” agree that the app has access to your camera, photo’s, your location data, everything you post to Facebook, all your contacts info and all your personal info which users themselves freely give up. How did this happen!?!?!?

Foursquare Tracks Your Every Move. Here’s How to Turn it Off
August 11, 2014
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Foursquare Tracks Your Every Move. Here’s How to Turn it Off

The Foursquare app tracks users’ “background location” – using a combination of GPS, nearby Wi-Fi signals, and cell towers – even when the app is closed. To opt out, open the app and go to Settings | Location Settings and un-tick the box next to Location Services.

StartMail: A Secure Alternative to Gmail
April 20, 2014
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StartMail: A Secure Alternative to Gmail

This may be the first of many blog postings regarding moving from a Google product. Although I have always been a fan of Google’s “Don’t Be Evil” mantra, especially since I am not a fan of Facebook, the recent news that Google has updated its terms of service to officially state they scan and keep […]

US Government Creates Cuban Twitter, How Nice of Them
April 10, 2014
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US Government Creates Cuban Twitter, How Nice of Them

Another late night of catching up on the latest news in the tech world and I come across this story. It got a little attention in some tech communities but somehow I missed it. When you put this story together with some of the other story’s going on in the world, it’s a pretty big […]

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