Posts Tagged ‘Privacy’

Why I’m Quitting Facebook; and Why You Might Want To Also.

I joined Facebook on Friday, June 24, 2005. This June would mark 9 years worth of wall posts and status updates, however my account won’t reach it’s 9th birthday. I will be deleting my Facebook profile on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014. In college, Facebook was a convenient tool for meeting new friends and messaging my […]

Wifi Location Tracking is killing Privacy

<tinfoil hat> When Google’s “streetview cars” roamed around the world, they were performing wifi scans of their surrounding areas. By mapping the MAC address of your location to the van’s GPS coordinates, they built a map of locations that can accurately find your location, just by knowing the wifi router you’re connected to. Google claimed […]

Facebook Comments are Killing Post Authenticity

We’re at a point in society when anything we say online could be used against us in the future, even if it’s just a joke, a tweet taken out of context, or an opinion that someone else finds offensive. Today’s society in the US has become hyper-sensitive about everything, to the point that in order […]