Tag Archive: Facebook

Mar 14 2013

Google Shocks Loyal Users By Announcing The Retirement Of Google Reader

In a massive surprise, Google has announced that they’re shutting down Google reader at the beginning of July. In 2005 Google launched Google reader and I can recall that there were a bunch of applications that were developed directly for working with RSS feeds.  When Google reader came out it automatically struck fear into the …

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Mar 01 2013

Are You Losing Friends On Facebook?

Facebook seems to have established itself as one of those necessary evils. Facebook is scary when you think about the liabilities of sharing private information socially, over the Internet. Facebook’s privacy policies are almost a revolving door of trying to push what is considered private information in public information, but what’s worse than that is …

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Feb 15 2013

Are you using the right punctuation for happiness?

I bet you never stop to think about the use of an exclamation mark or the seriousness of putting a period on the end of a sentence. And with Internet trolls out there just waiting to stomp on someone because they’re not using the grammar correctly is just sad. Most people that are using Facebook …

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Jan 18 2013

MSN, Jabber, Skype And The Lack Of A Standard Protocol For Instant Messengers And Video Conferencing

As Microsoft prepares to officially kill off Microsoft messenger in Lieu of Skype.  This got me contemplating the current Jabber compatibility of Microsoft messenger.  Microsoft messenger has the ability to interface with a Jabber client. If you’re not familiar with Jabber, it’s an open source/universal instant messaging protocol that’s compatible with several different instant messaging …

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Jan 17 2013

It’s New And Exciting – What is Facebook Graph Search?

Facebook has been working for years collecting and cultivating information about all of their members to reach a point where they can offer some sort of decent and relative search results to their members; to be able to compete directly with Google. Facebook released a new feature yesterday it’s being tested with a select group …

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Dec 31 2012

LEHSYS: My Good And Bad From 2012

This is my last post for 2012. Technology is one of those things that keeps you on your toes and is ever-changing. You can never released seem to get on top of it, and you can never get enough information. Over the past year I’ve wrote many articles about various different things; things that interest …

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Dec 27 2012

Android: Facebook Messenger

On my Android phone, I  the AppBrain application market  to try to keep track of what’s popular week by week.  I continue to be amused by the recurrence of the  Instant Messenger application from Facebook,  Facebook messenger. In the description for the application, it says that you can text your friends for free, access Facebook …

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Dec 21 2012

Facebook finally adds drag-and-drop for uploading images

As Facebook rages on to chip away at any personal privacy on online with their service, they continue to make small incremental changes to the service to simplify for their members to use it; to get more images in to the system. I have used other applications in the past that allow you to right-click …

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Nov 06 2012

Skype shares good news; the death of Microsoft Messenger

Skype says they have good news to share; the death of Microsoft Messenger. Microsoft messenger has been one of those bloated instant messaging applications that Microsoft loves to push to all their desktops, but the problem with Microsoft Messenger is that it’s never been something that most people would consider ‘open’. Microsoft has always held …

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