Ah, Facebook. All the social networking joys it brings can soon turn sour with the inane updates of your so-called friends. ‘Unfriending’ is on the rise and being boring is just one of the reasons for discarding your mates.
Have you turned your back on Internet Explorer in favour of Chrome or Firefox? If so, you’re not alone – new stats reveal that, for the first time, it has less than 50% of the browser market.
Thinking back, it’s hard to remember life pre-Facebook. As it comes up to its seventh birthday, and the story of its conception inspires a movie (The Social Network) it’s now time to ask myself: can I ever leave Facebook?
With the release of The Social Network, a film about the founders of Facebook, we’re looking at its pros and cons. For me, it provides a valuable way to stay in touch with friends, and even make new ones.
There’s a fierce battle raging on about the world wide web that you might not even be aware of. It’s a struggle for net neutrality and the outcome could radically change the internet as we know it.
How are your web searches going today? Quick? Easy? Is that how you got to this page? Did you Google, or are you one of the few who Bing? Well, Google Instant is about to pander to our ever decreasing attention spans.
Time off work no longer means time off work, or so it would seem from survey results by Xobni (‘Inbox spelt backwards). Apparently two thirds of Brits check their emails outside of regular working hours. Why?
Location, location, location… it’s the buzzword in social networking right now and Facebook’s just jumped on the bandwagon too. But Al Warman asks if its new location service will be as uninspiring as all the others.
Social networking websites have become destinations for us to share our lives with friends, but it appears many of us aren’t aware of how much we’re sending out to the rest of world.
The wait is finally over and we can see the results of all the Facebook fuss. They’ve “listened carefully” (their words, not ours) and we now have a new privacy model. But is it enough to keep us happy?