Shots fired as new war over search begins

Shots fired as new war over search begins

Facebook made a major announcement this morning. It wasn’t a phone like some people keep predicting (which is never happening). They announced they are launching Graph Search (use that link to sign up for the beta), which allows you to…

Could you go an entire year without the Internet?

Short answer: absolutely not. But Paul Miller, writing for The Verge, plans to do just that. I just don’t see how this is even feasible. How is a technology journalist going to go without the Internet? I can see how…

Some thoughts on the Facebook IPO

I spent most of this morning reading all the coverage on the inevitable Facebook IPO. Here are some good articles on the subject. I spent a lot of time reading this, because apparently there wasn’t any other tech related news…

How to import Facebook friends into Google Plus

This a brief overview of how to import Facebook friends into Google Plus. With Google Plus finally opening up to everyone it seemed like a good time to explain this to people. I did this a few weeks back, which…

How long of a digital trail are we leaving?

I recently reached out to a fraternity brother on Facebook because I no longer had his cell phone number. Facebook pulled up our last correspondence – from 2007 – a message sent by me as Chapter President to him while…

Facebook finally launches the app I suggested

Facebook messenger is finally here, but it is no longer the app I want. I’ll explain. Back in May I wrote a post about how there was a need for a standalone messaging app and obviously some people at Facebook…

Facebook app only for the messages?

Why doesn’t this exist? (if it does, why don’t I know about it) The only time I every use Facebook is on my phone. I wasn’t selective enough with accepting friend requests at first and now my feed is filled…

Facebook Wants You To Like Everything, Except Your Privacy

Facebook Wants You To Like Everything, Except Your Privacy

Facebook just made some major announcements that not only change the course of the world’s most trafficked web site, but change the course of the internet itself. Unfortunately, these changes also raise serious privacy concerns. The vast majority of Facebook…

Find out when Facebook Friends De-Friend You

Find out when Facebook Friends De-Friend You

I’m not sure why Facebook doesn’t have this as a feature. Using this script you can set up Facebook to send you alerts when your friends are no longer your friends. It works by checking your friends list at regular…