Posts tagged Privacy

Who Bought Facebook Stock this Week? Always Listen to your Tech Bloggers before buying Tech Stocks

Facebook IPO? It’s Going to Get Ugly! The tech world pretty much called it this week. The Facebook IPO was one of the more overrated IPO’s to come out of Silicon Valley in a long time. Many of my favorite tech blogs called it correctly too. There were just a few tech blogs, they will remain nameless, that focused on the fact that Facebook employees would be getting paid. I was very disappointed in those tech blogs. I hope they can stay focused on blogging tech and stay away from… Read More

Facebook Wants Me Back

What a sneaky company facebook is! I get this email from this somewhat attractive woman who goes by the name of  Savannah Young. She only has one friend and wants me to log back into facebook to check out her pictures. You can click on the screenshot to see the actual email. Facebook also recommends other people I may know. These people happen to be people who I used to be friends with on facebook. Is facebook keeping my personal information? Yes. Are they using that personal information against me?… Read More

Google Dashboard – Answering My Privacy Concerns

A week after the facebook privacy policy fiasco which led me to terminate my facebook account, Google goes out and puts together this video to ease my privacy fears about using Google products. I think everyone should take a look at the video and see that Google gets it. They understand the fears that many people have when it comes to their personal information on the web and their new dashboard makes it incredibly easy to see what information you are sharing and then easily set your privacy settings. So… Read More

My Facebook Account – Deactivated

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Or is it? I’ll never really know but I did spend some time trying to figure out the best way to delete the account. I went with the double delete method. This is where I went in to my account and manually deleted all my personal info and pictures. I then attempted to look for the delete the account button but it’s next to impossible to find. There is a deactivate option on facebook but that just keeps your account inactive for future use…. Read More

Can You Live Without Facebook?

The question you should really ask yourself is if you lost your facebook profile would the general public still be able to find you on the internet? If the answer to that question is “No” you might want to take some charge over your digital identity. All facebook really should do is allow you to be found on the internet. Nothing more. Amazingly , only within the last week have I been checking my facebook settings. Word was coming out of the facebook F8 conference this week that facebook has… Read More