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In Other News | Posted 21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Did the DEA go too far? | 1,277 views
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Sondra Arquiett was busted for possession of cocaine.  She pled guilty and received probation.  She later discovered that the DEA opened a Facebook account in her name and was impersonating her online.  The DEA went so far as to post …

In Other News | Posted 8 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Facebook Adds Facial Recognition | 1,467 views
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Billing the new functionality as an easier way to tag photos, Facebook has rolled out new facial recognition support on their website. The new function groups similar faces from uploaded photos and suggests names as tags for the faces …

In Other News | Posted 19 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Maryland Pulls A Bozeman | 2,047 views

Maryland is trying to pull a Bozeman. What’s that? Bozeman briefly tried to compel job applicants to submit their social media credentials for employment. According the the ACLU of Maryland, the State of Maryland now has a similar requirement

In Other News | Posted 16 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Facebook Gives Access To Contact Info | 1,208 views
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A post on the Facebook developer blog has revealed that user will soon be able to grant access to their personal contact info. The post indicates Facebook application will soon be able to request access to current address and mobile …

Communications | Posted 13 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on Facebook Mashup | 1,370 views
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There are speculations that Facebook unveil a new messaging system. Mulitple blogs are pointing the various Facebook-controlled websites delivering a Microsoft Outlook Web App login page. This contradicts earlier sentiments that email is probably going away. Isn’t an …

In Other News | Posted 7 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on Hacked or Vandalized? | 1,401 views

It all started with a tale of copyright infringement when a print magazine reprinted an edited version of a blogger’s article. The publisher responded with a backhanded apology, and the internet responded by commenting on the magazine’s Facebook page.…

Communications | Posted 3 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on Facebook Responds | 1,105 views
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In true Scharzenegger-style, Facebook responds that it’s not a tumor breach. The basic gist of their response is that even though they leaked UIDs, they did not not share any private user data. Apparently when a user agrees …

In Other News | Posted 29 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Fake Air Force Personas | 1,283 views

The US Air Force has a bid out for a software project to manage up to 500 fake online personas. The software must allow 50 real people to manage up to 10 virtual personalities each. Each virtual personality may …