Random Thursday: The Saturday Edition

We’ve got a lot of ground to cover today, kiddies, so try to keep up. What the internet needs is way more anonymity…said no one, ever. OK, that’s not entirely true, as the creators of Spraffl obviously feel that personalization in social media is overrated, and have created an iPhone app (Android coming soon) that… Continue reading Random Thursday: The Saturday Edition

Local columnist claims a Mac “virus” ate his Facebook

Matt Saxton is the Midland Reporter Telegram’s news editor and he regularly authors a column. Today’s column documents what he calls a virus that attacked his computer and wreaked havoc with his Facebook account. He makes a specific point that he uses a Mac, and that the virus accessed his Keychain account, which is the… Continue reading Local columnist claims a Mac “virus” ate his Facebook

My Twitter Unfollow Rules

I follow about half as many people on Twitter as follow me. Given the extremely small numbers in both categories, that’s not a declaration that merits any significant reaction. Frankly, I’m not too interested in increasing either number, and I’ve occasionally taken steps to decrease one of those number by unfollowing people. Perhaps I’m in… Continue reading My Twitter Unfollow Rules

Woofer is for Wimps

The Twitterverse is abuzz about Woofer, the tongue-in-cheek “macroblogging” service that so closely resembles Twitter as to make IP lawyers walk funny, and which requires a minimum of 1,400 characters (vs. Twitter’s 140 character maximum). Most of the woofs thus far seem to be either randomly typed characters, or passages from famous books, like Moby… Continue reading Woofer is for Wimps