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Communication Google Security & Privacy Social Media & Social Networking Society & Culture Software & Hardware Technology

The rise of the social network scam

As the web becomes more social, the usual bullshit scams, deceit and outright lies have to run the gauntlet of a thousand million eye balls. But like all good pathogens, new vectors for infection must and will be found — but at one what cost to the host?

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Communication Social Media & Social Networking Yahoo!

Yahoo! Mail gets the message .. instantly

I’ve always struggled to understand why text messaging via your mobile phone is so relatively unpopular in the US when compared to the UK, yet instant messaging is huge. Then add into the mix why certain age bands divide those computer users who live for instant messaging and those that neither love or hate it […]

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Blogging Internet SEO & SEM Social Media & Social Networking Web Design & Development

Tags versus Labels versus Categories…

The concept of meta data is often a tricky sell. It’s one of those concepts that requires a little abstract thought. Delivering the idea of meta data without a suitably real-world analogy to a non-technical client, for example, can be a project-ending event. And so it is with Tags. As ‘blogging enters into the vocabulary […]