I have a Klout account. If you don’t know about Klout, it’s basically a new, high-tech way of stroking your ego and keeping track of how important you are. And I am all […]
Today’s LA Times asks a good question: Is Mark Zuckerberg in over his hoodie as Facebook CEO? Business writers Walter Hamilton and Jessica Guynn dig into an issue that I suspect some of us […]
It’s an interesting time to be Facebook. You know, as in the old Chinese curse “may you live in interesting times.” They’ve been the target of freedom and privacy advocates for some […]
If you are not paying for it, you’re not the customer; you’re the product being sold.” Did you know you have a Facebook email address? Maybe you did and maybe you didn’t. […]
So there seems to be a firestorm over the issue of whether Facebook co-founder and Brazilian-born Eduardo Saverin should have given up his US citizenship. While some on the Right have apparently […]
Facebook reminded me of an important lesson this morning. When I was young, I was an idiot. A well-intentioned idiot, to be sure. And in my defense, it must be said that […]
On Friday, the Chicago Tribune posted an AP article by Brock Vergakis about a recent federal court decision as to whether “liking” a page on Facebook constitutes free speech. In brief, employees “liked” […]
It has recently come to my attention that you thought it would be really clever to ask prospective employees for their Facebook passwords so that you could peek under the hood and […]
The Tech Curmudgeon says, “if a prospective employer asks for your Facebook password, you say ‘NO!'” Feel free to use some “colorful metaphors” in conjunction, too.
There’s a world of technology beyond gadgets, games, and geeks, people. S&R’s Tech Curmudgeon rails on the asinine nature of today’s so-called “technology” reporting.