Instagram has started asking new subscribers for their date of birth. Users who indicate they are under the age of 13, as per Instagram’s terms of service. The move is part of a number of measures that they say are designed to make the popular picture-sharing site safer for younger people. We all know that … More Show your ID before signing up for Instagram?
My IBM, a social network that adds to IBMs Developer Works community, http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/ has been launched Described by them as ‘the place where you and your peers congregate to connect, share, and collaborate. Great content is just the beginning, and now it’s time for you to take the next step: Create your professional profile and … More My IBM launched
How was you told that the last person that you were very close to died? When a work colleague died I remember receiving a group email, shocking but at least there were others around in the office to look to for support. In the age of social networking there is every possibility that you could … More Should Facebook have a Death Wish list?
I joined Friends Reunited long before the term ‘Social Network’ was being used to describe a wave of sites that now connect millions around the world. In the early days you could not add photos (even a profile picture) without paying a subscription. Email addresses and website addresses were banned, leading me to resort to … More Has Friends Reunited left it too late to let you unite?
Businesses and politicians alike would love to control the messages about them. With the internet it is far harder to have this control but just trying to avoid this medium won’t solve the problem as if you are not writing about yourself then someone else will. Without your content about you, when someone Googles your … More Beware your digital signature