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How Many Active Users on Facebook??

One of the things I love so much about Facebook is the fact that it is so open (compared with other platforms) about its numbers. This page on the Facebook website gives you figures relating to user numbers, time spent…

Social Media and the Death of Bin Laden

You can’t miss the news today – Ding Dong, the witch Bin Laden is dead. It seems to counter human nature to celebrate someone dying, yet I’d imagine most of us are united in thinking “about time,” this dude was…

Police to Get Facebook Training

So, the Government has just announced the biggest budget cuts in a generation here in the UK, that (over the next few years) could leave literally thousands upon thousads of public sector workers unemployed. All this comes, let’s add, in…

What Your Facebook Friends Think Matters…. To Bing!

Personally, I am quite selective with Facebook. With Twitter, I am happy to follow, be followed by and converse with people I have never met with whom I share some common interests. I think that particular platform lends itself well…

If Facebook Had Been Around in the Dinosaur Era….

A friend of mine shared this image earlier on (sorry, I don’t know where he got it from) and it made me laugh out loud. Granted, this could be because I have a bizarre sense of humour, but still… some…

The Social Network (Facebook ‘the movie’)

I went to the cinema last night to see Scott Pilgrim. On that note, by the way, it’s bizarre  but pretty cool! Anyway, I’m sad… I like trailers. I in fact get there earliy enough to see them. Last night…

Facebook Going all ‘Foursquare?’

So, Facebook are going all Foursquare, it seems. I posted about Fourquare a while back – having concluded that it makes life a little too easy for stalkers. See, I don’t mind stalkers, just as long as they do some…

People Will do ANYTHING for a 'Like'

People Will do ANYTHING for a ‘Like’

Yes, we all know people in real life will do anything to be liked. But when it comes to social networking, a ‘like’ has a little more value than just someone’s opinion. On Facebook, getting enough people to ‘like’ your…

How F***ed Up Is Your Life? (And Other Facebook Quizzes)

How F***ed Up Is Your Life? (And Other Facebook Quizzes)

I logged in to Facebook today for a nosey through the latest updates. My friends are all generally having pretty good summers. Lots of photo uploads from various holiday locations and overall incredibly chirpy wall posts. And then this….. Well,…

The Facebook Apocalypse

The Facebook Apocalypse

I’m sure it isn’t only me who is sick of those group invites that basically tell you Facebook is going to start charging you to use the site unless ten billion people and all of their friends join such and…

A Little Social Media Rhyme (Terribly Geeky)!

Yes, I am sad enough to sit & rhyme social networking sites. Oh well…. Come in and relax, Grab a coffee, be seated, For a tale of a time When only birds Tweeted…. A tale of a time When you’d…

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The Annoying Things About Facebook

I love Facebook. Really, I do. But that’s not to say there aren’t things about it that really irritate me. No, I’m not going to start delving into the legality or politics of their privacy policy. I’m talking more about……