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Demanding Facebook passwords a human rights violation: Commission
The Ontario Human Rights Commission has weighed in on whether employers can request a job applicant’s Facebook password.
Pinterest Updates Terms and Conditions, Preps API
Fast growing social sharing site Pinterest has introduced significant changes to its terms of service and began to develop APIs to open the service up to third party developers and services.
BBC – Future – Infographic – How big is our own solar system?
How big is the solar system – infographic
Facebook Takes a Stand Against Employers Who Request Passwords
Facebook will fight to stop employers from requesting access to their potential employees’ otherwise private accounts, the company’s chief privacy officer Erin Egan announced in a statement on Friday.
What Do Kids Know About Online Privacy? More Than You Think | MindShift
Much of the anxiety around tweens and social media lies in the fear that they don’t care about or understand privacy settings. Parents worry that kids will either willingly or unintentionally expose themselves to dangerous anonymous predators, or that they don’t fully understand that the information they share about themselves can be used against them.
Why Bodog’s fate suggests .ca domains are a safer harbour than .com – The Globe and Mail
If you’re a Canadian with a .com, .org or .net domain for your web site you may want to move to a .ca domain as soon as you can.
Schools Abandon Textbooks To Go All iPad | Here & Now
Apple reports schools in more than 600 districts have bought iPads for all of their students. And it’s not happening just in wealthy suburbs. Schools in urban districts like New York City and Chicago are also handing out iPads.
The Teacher’s Quick Guide To Pinterest | Edudemic
Children learn social skills by interacting freely with peers. Playgrounds provide an opportunity for children from different classrooms to interact and enhance skill development. What if there was a place for the teachers to play, learn new skills, and network with others?
FCC Documents Show Sony Chromebook, Potentially Running On ARM | TechCrunch
Google’s Chromebooks haven’t exactly made a splash, but apparently not everyone has been scared off. Sony seems to think there’s gold in them thar laptops, and they’re making their own. For now it’s known as the VCC111 (probably shorthand for “Vaio Chromebook Computer, series one, 11-inch display”), according to documents and pictures from FCC testing.
Today I Learned Buick Created A Website Before There Was Even A Web
The other day I was looking through a box of old Apple II diskettes (I was trying to find this, to explain to my wife who Dr.J is) when I found something I had forgotten all about: a 1986 disk from Buick that is, essentially, a website that predates the web. I loaded the 26 year old disk into my old Apple //c, and, after a few tries, it booted. What I found was simply amazing.
Google Analytics Blog: Capturing The Value Of Social Media Using Google Analytics
Measuring the value of social media has been a challenge for marketers. And with good reason: it’s hard to understand exactly what is happening in an environment where activity occurs both on and off your website. Since social media is often an upper funnel player in a shopper’s journey, it’s not always easy to determine which social channels actually drive value for your business and which tactics are most effective.
Open vs. closed: What kind of internet do we want? — Tech News and Analysis
If you step back far enough, beyond the ever-present Facebook vs. Google or apps vs. browser debates, what you see is a tug-of-war that has been going on ever since the internet first started to hit the mainstream: the battle of open vs. closed, between the web giants and platforms that want to control almost every aspect of your online life and the traditionally open nature of the internet.
Apps for Literacy Support : Spectronics – Inclusive Learning Technologies
Apps for Literacy Support
Facebook Tells Users Not to Give Passwords to Employers As Senate Prepares Anti-Snooping Bill
Facebook’s chief privacy officer Erin Egan has sent a warning to social network’s users: never give your password to your employer. It’s wrong and it’s illegal for them to ask you. In fact, the US Senate is working on a bill to specifically ban this despicable tactic.