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March 26, 2012  6:42 PM

Rooftop QR Code

Posted by: Dave Bateman
Facebook, QR Code

Some innovative individuals just created one of the largest QR codes I have ever heard of. It is 42 square feet and sits on top the roof of a building on Facebook's Menlo Park campus. It was the result of Facebook's "Space Hackathon" in which Facebook employees were encouraged to make the new...

June 30, 2011  7:28 AM

Your Social Site Exploits May Be Retained for 7 Years

Posted by: Dave Bateman
Background Check, Facebook, Social media

There is a new trend happening lately that you may run into the next time you apply for a job. Next to the box on the application asking if they can run a criminal background check on you there may be another one asking if they can run a Social Media background check. Basically what this means is...

April 23, 2011  9:49 PM

New Personal Tracking Software is Creepy

Posted by: Dave Bateman
Creepy, Facebook, Twitter

Do you ever get that feeling that you are being watched? Well, it may be more than a feeling. A new piece of software is making it easier for people to track where you have been, when you went there, that is, of course, if you post your Twitter or Facebook status when you are out...

August 18, 2010  8:50 PM

Facebook Video Chat

Posted by: Dave Bateman
6Rounds, Chat, Facebook, Rounds, Video

Next time you are on Facebook, you should try the new video chat feature. The video service, called 6Rounds, has brought its service to Facebook and changed their name while they were at it. Now it is simply called...

July 8, 2010  6:03 PM

Watch out Facebook, Here Comes Cisco

Posted by: Dave Bateman
Cisco, Collaboration, Facebook, Quad

So, how much time do you spend on Facebook? I know people that must spend most of their day there based on how many updates I get about their farm, garden, or asking for help with some Mafia Wars job. While many people...

February 3, 2010  5:34 PM

What Were They Thinking? – Online Blunders

Posted by: Dave Bateman
Facebook, Safe Posting, Smart Surfing, Social Networks

The world has changed! No one can debate that. I remember that when I was growing up you actually had to go to your friend’s house if you wanted to play a game or have a conversation. Not now - just fire up your PC and you are good to go. It is pretty awesome. It has opened up new ways to...


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