Tag Archives: Facebook

  • Gone Social: How to setup a safe and secure Facebook account

    Social networking has a lot of risks–we’ve been through this—but if you take some care to know what you’re getting yourself into you can avoid many of the pitfalls associated with sharing your self/work/life/etc. online. Maybe you’re about to setup your first Facebook account. Maybe you already have one, and are starting to get a […]

  • Gone Social: The risks and benefits of using social networking

      Unless you’re living in North Korea, it’s more than obvious that social media has taken over the internet. Facebook is predicted to reach 1 billion users by August. Sites you once knew and love are now asking their users to get “social” by interacting with one another and having everybody “follow” each other (looking […]

  • Instagram’s big moment

    30 million. 5 million. 1 billion. 18. These are the big numbers circulating around the net’s news sources discussions of Instagram this past week.With a long-awaited, and hotly-debated roll out on Android devices last week, and the announcement yesterday that Facebook plans to buy Instagram for a cool 1 billion dollars, Instagram is on the […]

  • A Cool Billion

    Facebook issued a press release stating that it has agreed to acquire Instagram , a photo-sharing app for mobile devices, for total consideration of “approximately $1 billion”, including cash and shares of Facebook. The transaction is expected to close later this quarter. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, announced the agreement on his Facebook […]

  • Clean up social media permissions quickly and easily

    Do you recall how many times you have granted permission for an app, something or someone to access your personal information on social sites? Do you know how to easily access your permissions page in order to find out and revoke unwanted permissions? If your answer to those questions is ‘No’ then perhaps you should […]

  • Daves Computer Tips on Facebook

    Well, the time has come for DCT to enter the big world of social media. Don’t be alarmed, it’s just another way for us to share our message with others. It will not effect the blog or forum in their current state. So, I ask a favor of you: If you are a Facebook member […]