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Facebook Privacy Made Simple

Privacy, or more specifically the confusion surrounding privacy, on Facebook has been the focus of much media attention and user distress in the past few months. Facebook has changed settings and auto-enabled features without notifying its users and left many feeling their privacy on the social network is in jeopardy. In response, Facebook has launched new privacy settings that give users significantly more control over their personal information

MyLife in Metro DC – Meet Kristin

Hello. My name is Kristin and I’m moving to DC. In the months to come I’ll be documenting my adventures, trials and tribulations, ups and downs, and likes and dislikes of the Nation’s capital as it becomes my new home. My goal is to share my story with you, so that if you move to the area, or if you already live here, you can learn from my experiences, benefit from my insights, explore local communities, share in a few laughs and hopefully find out about some of the hidden gems the city has to offer.

The Champ has been Dethroned. Pay Attention.

Something seismic occured in the on-line space last week. The tremors reverberate still. It has nothing to do with Real Estate. It has everything to do with Real Estate. Facebook became the most visited place on the Internet last week – edging out Google as the Internet’s most visited site by the slimmest of margins – 7.07% of all traffic to Facebook vs. 7.03% of all traffic to Google.

Why You Shouldn't Give Up Facebook

I’ve heard a slew of reasons. Some users say it’s too addictive, while others complain that Facebook is too overwhelming. Then there are some who are at odds with Faceboook’s privacy issues, and those who just forget they even have a profile. Whatever the excuse, Facebook is a tool that is too valuable to simply give up.

To put things into perspective, with over 400 million users…

What's all that Buzz about Google Buzz?

Google’s big news yesterday was their introduction of “Buzz” – Google’s twitter and facebook-like social media stream. This is not Google’s first foray into the Social Media space – see their Orkut product that has taken off and been successfull internationallyin locales such as India and Brazil. However, Google has yet to make significant headway into the Social Media category here in the United States.