Category: Closed Technologies

  • Who’s buying Facebook data? Is it you?

    Who’s buying Facebook data? Is it you?

    I installed an excellent plugin to my WordPress blog to track some basic, non-privacy invasive stats, and today I got the first report. I was surprised that most of my top keywords are still related to Facebook data that I was able to buy from a shady website ten years ago..  Who is buying (Facebook)…

  • @Geeksphone e-mail campaign is …not for geeks

    I just opened an email from Geeksphone. They are trying to sell “Revolution”.  Revolution is not something you can sell, and it should not be something you should be able to buy – terrible name for an e-mail campaign subject. I’ve opened it just because I like Geeksphone products, but after that booom! Yes it’s…

  • Facebook doesn’t like QR codes?

    Facebook doesn’t like QR codes?

    I just got this message from Facebook: Your ad wasn’t approved because the image includes nonexistent functionality such as a play button that suggests video capability or a close buttons that doesn’t close. And the image with the “nonexistent functionality” is… a QR code. I really don’t get it.

  • No, Facebook, I don’t want my 5$ back, but I want something from you.

    Via different channels I got the same question : Did you get your 5 dollars back? It’s not a secret, that I got this question as well: Did you really delete the data as requested? Can you sell it to me … /can you share it with me?/ Well the truth is, I don’t want…

  • Mixed Feelings After My Conversation With Facebook.(updated)

    Mixed Feelings After My Conversation With Facebook.(updated)

    Warning: According to Facebook you are not allowed to read this post, so beware. Perhaps you know that a few days ago I bought information about 1 million FB users from a website for the meager amount of 5 US dollars. Anyway, I received a strange message that FB wanted to talk to me –…

  • How to disable new ugly Facebok Timeline profile?

    If you want to disable your Facebook Timeline forever – here is a nice way to do it. Yes Forever!