Archive for Social Media

Facebook: If it’s good enough for Germany, why not for us?

Jan 26, 2011 Comments Off

Privacy legislation in Germany is tougher than most other places. As a result, Facebook is changing its practices – but only for Germany. I reckon that sucks! As reported here on SMH.com.au,  Facebook is  changing the way it treats email addresses and other personal information and will not (supposedly) make this personal information as readily […]

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How an online bully is using negative reviews to help his business

Jan 01, 2011 Comments Off

Ok, here’s a story from the “It could only happen in America” file…    The New York Times have run an interesting expose on a guy based in New York who deliberately tries to get negative reviews from customers in order to get better search engine ranking from Google.     And it seems to be working for […]

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