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How To Keep Your Brain Sharp

As we age, our brains are slowing down a bit. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to avoid being forgetful. They could be in the form of relaxation or adding certain foods to you diet. Chilling Out: Our brain remembers better when we are relaxed. Take a few minutes each day to breathe deeply [...]

Users vote for Facebook control

After a week-long vote, Facebook members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new set of terms and conditions that give them the right to ask Facebook to delete personal data retained on the site after they leave the site. Facebook Privacy Watch

Deleting my own content from Facebook

What irritates me about Facebook is there’s: 1) no easy way to delete my own content apart from clicking Edit > Delete on every post. When you have literally hundreds and possibly thousands of posts, this is more than a chore. You might be tempted to recruit professional Facebook Deleters to do the job for [...]

Facebook Places, Privacy and Implied Consent

Facebook’s new ‘places’ application has sparked another debate over privacy. The new feature, which arrived today for UK users, encourages people on Facebook to share their location with other members of the social networking site. Although those who do share their location with others choose to do so, there is a concern that encouragement to [...]

Facebook content viewable when logged out

Go to Facebook’s simple, uncluttered homepage and you’d be forgiven for thinking that you can’t see any of the content within the site unless you log in. Not so. A lot of information on Facebook is actually accessible through a web search (such as Google). You’d be surprised at just how much information on Facebook [...]

BBC v HarperCollins – The Stig to be Unmasked?

The IPKAT reported recently that the BBC is preparing to take the publishing company HarperCollins to court over a book that reveals the identity of the Stig from Top Gear. The Stig never removes his helmet on the show, concealing his identity. The identity of the Stig’s character has been kept a secret for the [...]

Workspace Impressions

Whether it’s a private corner office or a shared cubicle, personalizing your own space makes sense since you spend a lot of time at your desk. Just like your clothes and body language, your workspace gives coworkers and clients a distinct impression about you. According to experts, everything in your office sends a message, whether [...]

Facebook: privacy vs advertising

The kerfuffle over Facebook’s privacy policy continues. PC World magazine has a good summary of the whole saga, along with interviews with the Electronic Privacy Information Center, who was about to lodge a formal 25-page complaint with the Federal Trade Commission before Facebook said it would revert to its old terms. Excecutive director Marc Rotenberg [...]

Charice Pempengco Rocks in New York K Festival

International singing sensation Charice continued to capture the hearts of Americans as she joined the 14th K Festival for the first time last Sunday. She performed her hit single “Pyramid” for the annual KFest. She also performed a pop medley – Just Dance by Lady Gaga, Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus and Rock [...]

Facebook’s bill of rights and responsibilities

Facebook’s new Bill of Rights and Responsibilities group (80k members and counting) which was set up to debate how it should communicate its terms of service to users is a positive step. On the group, Facebook has responded to the most common questions asked by members: 1. You own your information. Facebook does not. This [...]