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Facebook Manners Old School Style!

Classic Advice On Manners For The Users Of Facebook!

It seems that some people are not playing by the rules of polite society when it comes to being online with Facebook. Never mind there is this interesting video that covers Facebook Manners, it’s like one of those classic information films set in an alternate reality, where it’s still the 1950’s and yet technology has advanced somewhat faster.

When it comes to nasty breakups, do you have good Facebook manners? Timmy and Alice don’t. Watch their bad behavior to learn the dos and don’ts of Facebook breakups. Have you ever made any of these faux-pas?

So, is there anything that you have learned from this video or do you think that this advice is outdated?

Source: YourTango on YouTube

 

Privacy Permissions Read Out Aloud!

Reading Out Privacy Permissions Aloud Is Scary!

One of the biggest lies that we are all guilty of, is ticking the box that says we have read and understand the terms of service, terms and conditions and the privacy permissions of apps and other services. So, in this experiment, the Privacy Project are highlighting the privacy permissions of the apps on Smartphone’s by getting the owners of the device to read them out aloud. How different they sound when you read them out! It really does make you think about what you are agreeing to sometimes.

Some of the most popular apps on your Smartphone ask for permissions that expose data to outside sources. We asked people on the street to read some of these permissions out loud so we could capture their reactions.

If you are interested in taking control of your privacy, you can get the facts from the Privacy Project!

 

Hate Facebook Try JYNX!

Looking For The Next Facebook? Try JYNX!

Apparently, there are some users of Facebook who are not liking all of the features and functions of the social networking site. Well, surprise there could be the solution for these issues with a new and more selective social network called JYNX! With the app users are able to filter out exactly what they do not like about being on Facebook and that will leave you with absolutely nothing at all, which is why JYNX is just that and not a real social networking site after all.

JYNX is the perfect social app that connects you only to people who only share your opinion!

Source: Above Average On YouTube

 

Most Common Passwords Of 2014

How Is Your Security? The Worst Passwords Of 2014!

Most Common Passwords Of 2014

No matter what we use the internet for there is one thing that unites us and that is we all have to come up with cool usernames and hard to crack passwords. The trouble is while coming up with a cool username is relatively easy, coming up with a password that is both hard to crack and easy to remember can be hard. But you are not alone, because once again SplashData has released its yearly list of the most common passwords using during 2014, so if you are using any of these you might want to consider changing it, soon! These are the most common passwords for 2014 according to research carried out by SplashData;

1 – 123456 (Unchanged from 2013)

2 – password (Unchanged)

3 – 12345 (Up 17)

4 – 12345678 (Down 1)

5 – qwerty (Down 1)

6 – 1234567890 (Unchanged)

7 – 1234 (Up 9)

8 – baseball (New)

9 – dragon (New)

10 – football (New)

11 – 1234567 (Down 4)

12 – monkey (Up 5)

13 – letmein (Up 1)

14 – abc123 (Down 9)

15 – 111111 (Down 8)

16 – mustang (New)

17 – access (New)

18 – shadow (Unchanged)

19 – master (New)

20 – michael (New)

21 – superman (New)

22 – 696969 (New)

23 – 123123 (Down 12)

24 – batman (New)

25 – trustno1 (Down 1)

It is good see that trustno1, access, letmein and password are on the list, what are you thinking of people! There are plenty of ways to create a safe password, just do a search and never give your password or username to anyone. If you are worried about your current password safety, just log into your accounts and change them, it’s easy to do and just think of the peace of mind you will be getting.

Source: SplashData News

 

Share Your News With The Plague App!

Share Your News With The Plague App!

Getting information out into the wide world is not easy, contacts take time to build and social media only works if you have friends or followers, so for somebody just starting off in business or anything else getting your information out there, is not as easy as it sounds and this where many people fail in social networking for business. Continue reading →

Your Privacy Is Important! So #ResetTheNet

Your Privacy Is Important! So #ResetTheNet

Your Privacy Is Important! So #ResetTheNet

When civil liberty groups and tech based websites and organisations get together to form a partnership, people take notice and this is exactly what is going with the launch of Reset The Net! It’s a coalition created on the first anniversary of first story released that was related to Edward Snowden and the files he released.

Your Privacy Is Important! So #ResetTheNet

The call is for the owners of websites and mobile apps to carry one of the Reset The Net images and is possible to add extra security features such as a SSL (Secure Socket Layer), HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) or Perfect Forward Secrecy. The whole idea of this in order to show that your privacy matters and that they will be doing their best to protect users privacy.

It is a protest against the NSA and other security services who are routinely spying on innocent people going about their daily lives. It is a big ask, but Reset The Net has some big players backing it, all of whom are worried about the online privacy of ordinary people who are simply going about their normal daily activities and not committing any crimes, or who are a danger to our way of life.

Your Privacy Is Important! So #ResetTheNet

Source: Reset The Net

 

Challenge The World On Trivia With QuizUp!

Challenge The World On Trivia With QuizUp!

If you happen to turn on Daytime TV during the week, the chances are that you will see a quiz show! This is because proving how a smart you are when it comes to trivia has become very popular. In fact, so popular that there is an app for that sort of thing and it is called QuizUp! The free QuizUp app will not only allow the user to join family and friends to see who is the smartest, but other online users too! So, if you are looking for challenge when you have a few spare minutes, then this is the one for you! The trouble is, are you brave enough to take on the QuizUp challenge?

Challenge The World On Trivia With QuizUp!

The QuizUp app has over 350 topics with questions on TV, sport, movies, games and more, there are over 150,000 questions too and that means there is going to be something for everyone! The challenge is on, millions of users are waiting to prove that they are smarter than you are, can you handle it or will you crack under the pressure?

This is a free app, but it is only available for the owners of iPhones and iPads, check it out and download the app on iTunes!

Source: QuizUp

 

 

Some Cool And Interesting Internet Stats!

Some Cool And Interesting Internet Stats!

It is funny how we use the internet everyday for more hours than we care to admit and yet it seems that there are still some staggering facts that we had no idea about. Here is a cool infographic on just seven facts that will make you sit back and think WOW!

Source: Staff.com