Facebook May Be The New Background Check

Facebook May Be The New Background Check

Cross your fingers new applicants. Whether your applying for a new job or the college of your dreams, applicants have a new consideration. If you were worried whether that misdemeanor you committed when you were 15 is going to show up …

The Pros and Cons of Browser Cookies: A Google Story

The Pros and Cons of Browser Cookies: A Google Story

A few years ago, search engine giant Google Inc. was exposed by the Wall Street Journal in a privacy scandal which some call “cookiegate” involving cookies being installed onto Apple’s browser Safari. The problem is that Google knowingly circumvented Safari’s browser …

German Region Banning Facebook's "Like" Button

German Region Banning Facebook's "Like" Button

The state of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany is banning Facebook’s “Like” button on German websites based in the region. The controversial decision is lead by officials and Thilo Weichert, the head of the Independent Centre for Privacy Protection of the northern …

Foursquare is Not Just Fun and Games

Foursquare is Not Just Fun and Games

Are we all asking to get robbed?  That’s what the guys behind PleaseRobMe.com are telling us, with their new website dedicated to a Twitter reel showing anyone who recently left their homes and then notified the public via location-sharing networks, …