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The Problem With Fake News: People Don’t Care If They’re Wrong

I’ve spoken many times on the problem of fake news on Facebook. I’ve ranted about it on Facebook. It is a burden to keep pointing out fake posts to people. It would be great if Facebook automatically checked against Snopes before a post was published, although it would not combat brand new posts. It’s a […]

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TalkTyme Technology

Every action has a consequence

I’ve often said that any decision can change the direction of your life forever. I usually use the scenario of a hall of doors one can walk through or forks in a road one has to pick from. Every action has a consequence, good or bad. Success (maintaining it) is the result of many good […]

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Business

Protecting your rights can be a long fight

Updated 7/29/08: Scrabulous has been disabled on Facebook for US and Canada users. Hasbro, owner of the trademark for Scrabble, filed a lawsuit against the creaters of Scrabulous for trademark infringement via the Scrabulous Facebook application. A DMCA was also sent to Facebook to remove the application. I do not use the application (I rarely […]

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Technology

To friend or not friend, that is the question…

“I do not know if this has happened to anybody, but this morning I log on to Facebook and I have a new friend request!” wrote 19-year-old Mike Yeamans, a sophomore at James Madison University, on one of several “No Parents on Facebook” groups that have popped up on the site. “I am excited to […]