Category Archives: social media

The Mile High Network

As someone about to take another long journey (Luanda-Johannesburg-Frankfurt-Amsterdam) this is a subject close to my heart. Although a few airlines are now starting to offer onboard Wi-Fi, progress is typically slow and while we wait for our own carrier … Continue reading

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“You’ve Got (Facebook) Mail”

Facebook again. For those that didn’t know, Facebook is rolling out a big update to its messaging services. They announced this intention months ago and invited users to sign up for an invitation. I did, and last week finally received … Continue reading

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Why You Should Keep Facebook On A Leash

Facebook has come in for some criticism over its policies regarding users’ personal privacy, and with good reason. It’s less about what it does with your data than what it decides to tell you it’s doing. You may think you’re … Continue reading

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Awesome New Facebook Meme Goes Viral!!!

The things you think of in the shower… Remember this? ‘Course you do. Well, I thought, now that the “set a cartoon character as your profile pic to protest child abuse” Facebook meme (which was great, by the way) is … Continue reading

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Does Blekko Stand A Chance?

Blekko is a new search engine that offers an alternative to the Search Behemoths. It hopes to succeed by being different: by making search personal, and even social. Does David stand a chance taking on several Goliaths at once?   … Continue reading

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How To Be A Facebook Schizo

Do you have both personal friends and work colleagues in your facebook friends list? Ever wish you could post to them separately, without having to create a second facebook account? Here’s my simple guide for maintaining your dual personality by … Continue reading

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Shut Out Of Facebook

Been having some Facebook issues today, and since I’ve heard that Facebook support is about as reliable as an iPhone 4 and I can’t actually access Facebook to ask my friends, my next best resort is to describe the issue … Continue reading

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