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Twitter Just Sold You Out!

A new episode in trespassing virtual privacy occurred on Tuesday when the news of Twitter having allowed businesses to buy access to the website’s archived tweets surfaced. The news met with strong criticism from privacy activists who felt that by doing so Twitter had compromised the privacy of its over 500 million users. Twitter users are generally of the…

FBI Sparks Privacy Concerns among Internet Users

The FBI is getting in on the law enforcement app game on the heels of a controversial data mining project by the Homeland Security Department, Fox News reported. Recent documents that have come to light seek input from experts to develop something on the lines of a web alert system. In simple words, FBI wants…

Free Speech Activists Worried Over Twitter Ruling

An obscene tweet sent to Michele Bachmann has inspired a judge to force Twitter to reveal the identity of the vulgar user. A certain Mr. Y had earlier tweeted to Bachmann stating that he wanted to ‘F*** her with a Vietnam era machete’. While there has not been any direct criticism on the specific ruling in question,…

Facebook lost to Twitter and LinkedIn?

  The survey put forward by Bullhorn Reach about the social recruiting activity report might have disappointed the Facebook fans. According to the report, out of the surveyed 35,000 recruiters, the social media for job applications most used was LinkedIn. The second most likely job recruiter is Twitter. LinkedIn takes three times more job views…