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Study Shows Social Networks Leak Personal Information

8.7.2010 by Lady Penelope

A study out this week shows that social networking sites accessed through mobile devices are making data about users' physical locations available to third party websites. Researchers have reported that every one of the sites examined in the study, has leaked some kind of private information either to tracking sites or to other social networking services. With one eye permanently focused on all things internet related, UKFast spotted these shocking statistics last week as the results of the latest study conducted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). This research has analysed the practise of 20 social networks including the most popular…

Can Facebook Threads Enhance Google’s Offering?

12.10.2009 by Dick Branston

Google recently added forum results to its search listings. The aim is to include more social media in its results mix. But is it a good idea? Well they say variety is the spice of life and it terms of…

Twitting Money – Chapter Two

11.5.2009 by Dick Branston

About a month ago I blogged about the possibility of Twitter becoming a viable commercial venture for its owners. Back then I surmised that Twitter wanted it to be so, as did its venture capital backers who had pumped millions…

And the Best Blog Award Goes to…

28.9.2006 by Mother Superior

There have been awards for the best blog for some time online, normally generated by those who are fuelling the explosion. However, with the growth of MySpace and other social networking sites, blog awards are now hitting areas of the…

TV Times

23.5.2006 by Chris N

This year Big Brother rolled out its uber-trashy all-seeing televisual eyes amidst a welter of warnings - 'kiss goodbye to your summer' cried everyone from Heat magazine to BB's own increasingly cartoonish Davina McCall. There's a grain of truth in…

What we do on the Web Echoes in Eternity

5.5.2006 by Chris N

Lately I've been spreading myself all over the internet, in the same way as Jonathan Ross is spread across the TV and radio - admittedly without the wit, fame or eyeball-worrying collection of clothes. As I've said in previous entries,…

Social Networking

6.4.2006 by Chris N

OK so there's been a lot of news lately about Myspace: Firebombing! Police stings! Rupert Murdoch! For those of you unaware (i.e. those of you who aren't as young and cool as you think you are), Myspace is a 'social…