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2 03, 2015

How I Use Facebook in 2015

By |March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Articles, Society|Tags: , , |

When I first signed up for Facebook in 2004, it was an invitation-only service for select colleges. My college was one of the first on the list. I thought it was an exclusive club only the cool people knew about. I guess, at that point, it was. A few years down the road, they decided to add high schools to the service. I thought it was terrible decision at the time, but it didn't really affect me, so whatever. Then the inevitable happened: they allowed everyone to join the service. It turns out [...]

11 05, 2013

Facebook New Friend Reports – Hide “is now friends with” spam – Updated for 2019

By |May 11th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , |

Lately, I've seen too many Facebook New Friend Reports in my news feed and it made me use the site and mobile app less, so I set out to find an answer. If you've found this post, it's probably making you crazy as well. No, you can't just turn off these notifications -- you have to convince all your friends to do it for you. Great, right? We have the awesome minds at Facebook to thank for that one. Turning off Facebook New Friend Reports - Updated October 2019 Unfortunately, as of this writing, F [...]

19 10, 2010

Will Apple chomp Facebook?

By |October 19th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

During Monday’s conference call, Steve Jobs got on the line to talk about a lot of things… he bashed competitors and praised the Apple business model but the part we want to focus on is the money. When asked what Apple would do with the $51 billion they’re storing in the bank, Steve said this: “We firmly believe that one or more unique strategic opportunities will present itself to us, and we’ll be in a position to take advantage of it.” Peter Kafka was the [...]

14 04, 2010

Facebook Video Player for iPad

By |April 14th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The name really says it all. Facebook Video Player for iPad is a new app from Kemal Taskin & Elma DIGIT@L. This app is -- I mean this seriously -- one of my favorite apps on the iPad. I guess I would consider myself a Facebook junkie but my wife is a lot worse so I don't feel that bad. Love you, babe. One of the biggest complaints about the iPad, iPhone and/or iPod touch is its lack of Flash. I've been brainwashed into thinking that Flash sucks by Apple (in truth, it really does... at least on t [...]