Theoretically, of course.
Apparently I don’t share enough on Facebook. I’m going to look at that as a good thing.
Infographic: The Rise and Fall of Online Empires
Interesting chronological look at our online evolution.
Intel, which has catered to Facebook and Twitter users’ inherent narcissism before, is giving you a new tool for digital navel-gazing: an infographic that’s all about you.
What does “friend” mean? It’s always been a slippery term, subtly changing through the ages. Even today, the word slips and slides between meanings. A young lawyer meets some friends for a drink, but she only sleeps with her boyfriend. There are some things she can only tell her best friend. As a donor, she is a friend of the museum. In court, she attacks the arguments of her learned friend. When she gets into politics, she’ll address a crowd of friends. She probably has hundreds of friends on Facebook.
A couple of months ago, 24-year-old Austrian law student Max Schrems requested Facebook for all his personal data. The European arm of Facebook, based in Dublin, Ireland, was obliged to turn over this information, as they had to follow an European law that requires any entity to provide full access to data about an individual, should this individual personally request for it. Accordingly, Max received a CD containing about 1,222 pages (PDF files), including chats he had deleted more than a year ago, “pokes” dating back to 2008, invitations, and hundreds of other details.
Need to prove something you already believe? Statistics are easy: All you need are two graphs and a leading question
A map of Facebook overlaid on a map of cities at night reveals all the places in the world where Facebook isn’t.