Monthly Archives: October 2010

Facebook tool for criminals

The newest controversy surrounding Facebook has to do with the risk of identity theft with the use of the social networking site. In an article published in The Globe and Mail titled “Sharing too much on Facebook could cost you” … Continue reading

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Wondering Why You Keep Getting Un-Friended on Facebook?

If you are someone who is habitually un-friended on Facebook, then this blog post will provide a little insight as to why. It’s no surprise that a good number of “friends” that someone has on Facebook gives very little insight … Continue reading

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How to Punish online Bullying

The New York Times has released an article concerning the consequences and punishments that should go hand in hand with cyber bullying. With the recent spike in youth suicide, especially in the United States important questions of internet privacy have … Continue reading

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Politicians Feeling the Wrath of Facebook

The emergence of Web 2.0 and social networking websites such as Facebook has brought about a number of issues that were previously unheard of. One of these key issues is the practice of oversharing, i.e. the process of sharing an … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying, this needs to stop.

There is an article in the New York Times entitled “What Should the Punishment Be for Acts of Cyberbullying?”. The main purpose for this article was to talk about cyber bullying, but was also interested into finding out what the … Continue reading

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Facebook Campaigns to Stop Anti-Gay Bullying

Recently in the news there has been an abundance of teen suicides. Many of these suicides are related to young, gay teens being bullied on social networking websites by their peers. Although it has been written about previously on this … Continue reading

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Facebook Apps are a Security Risk

For a short time I got caught up in the Farmville craze. Farmville is an online Facebook application that allows users to become virtual farmers and be responsible for growing, maintaining, and ploughing crops. Once the farmer made so much … Continue reading

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