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Are We All Facebook Stalkers?

Posted July 9th, 2012 at 3:51 pm (UTC-4)
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A Different Perspective On A Common Phrase Over the years, we’ve run stories warning of the dangers of social networks; of “over-sharing” and eroding personal privacy. One aspect previously addressed is the phenomena often called “cyber-stalking.” We stand second to no one in warning of the genuine threat stalkers pose, regardless of whether they track […]

Call of the Weird

Posted May 6th, 2012 at 6:53 pm (UTC-4)
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Thoughts On The Strange World Of Online Ads Doug Bernard | Washington DC I’ll admit it. As an organization, we here at VOA can be a rather starchy bunch. Which is usually fitting, given the very serious issues we cover on a daily basis. Still, in general there’s not a lot of laughs to be […]

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Google, Privacy and You

Posted January 27th, 2012 at 11:45 pm (UTC-4)
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What The Search Engine Giant Knows About You Doug Bernard | Washington DC Perhaps they should have expected this. Years ago, the founders of Google adopted as their semi-official motto the phrase “Don’t Be Evil.” And that, for Google’s critics, has been the gift that keeps on giving. Every time Google announces something different -unveiling […]

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Has Facebook Faded? Part Two

Posted November 8th, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-4)
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Has Facebook Become Everyone’s Creepy Friend? Doug Bernard | Washington DC We’re taking a two-part look at the dual challenges facing social networking giant Facebook: increased complexity and decreased privacy. In part one, we explored whether the constant addition of new features is complicating the user experience, making it less fun and more work. Today, […]

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