Category Archives: Social Networking

Gamergate Discrediting Wikipedia?!

Mark Bernstein has written a 3 part series on the serious issue of how Wikipedia is being used as a weapon against feminists who have been criticizing the portrayal of women in games. Gamergate refers to gaming developers and enthusiasts who are using Wikipedia and other media to discredit their critics. Mark’s articles are an…

Facebook is Attacking the Internet

Anil Dash has written an important article, Facebook is gas lighting the web, explaining the dirty tricks Facebook is doing to fight for domination of the Internet. He calls it gas lighting and it is way beyond just competing for ad revenue. People need to be aware of the tactics being employed and their implications…

Google vs. Facebook Social Network Security

Google and Facebook are in a battle for the next generation of Internet which is all about making it more social (i.e. The network adapts to human requirements instead of people being constrained by network limitations). Facebook has already started to respond to Google’s initiative to include more functional privacy features such as circles (not…

Facebook Security

Scott Wright recently made a presentation at an OCRI meeting on social networking security. He has recorded a podcast interview on Facebook security. He is also a Toastmaster who has documented the top three Facebook security risks covered in his Facebook Party-Pooper speech. Then he provides a link to Tom Eston’s recommendations for Facebook privacy…