• Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' Is a Really, Really Bad Idea

    Facebook has introduced a new feature for its mobile users allowing them to share their location with friends. It is an "opt in" feature, meaning you don't have to sign up for it. On the surface, it seems to be a useful tool for people to use. But the new Facebook "feature" is pretty dangerous.

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  • Addressing Anonymous Negativity as Secret App Gains Traction

    Commenting or posting anonymously may be old hat on web forums, but newer apps allowing users to share secrets are gaining in popularity. The iPhone app Secret, which allows users to send anonymous messages to contacts on their phone (and friends of friends), is getting a lot of buzz, particularly…

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  • Comparison Of The Best Travel Credit Cards of 2014

    If you travel frequently, an airline or travel credit card can help save you money. We've researched the best travel credit cards to help you travel.

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  • Dolly Parton Reunites With Kenny Rogers on 'You Can't Make Old Friends'

    We're very excited for the upcoming release of Dolly Parton's 42nd — that's right, forty-second — studio album, "Blue Smoke." Not only does it feature a song with Willie Nelson and covers of classics by Bob Dylan and Bon Jovi, but it also reunites Dolly with her dear pal Kenny Rogers on a duet…

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  • Facebook ‘Nearby Friends’ Will Track Your Location History To Target You With Ads

    Facebook says it’s not using its new Nearby Friends feature to target ads yet, but after I asked why it’s tracking “Location History” it admitted it will eventually use the data for marketing purposes. This morning, the proximity sharing feature began rolling out to iOS users after it’s launch…

  • Facebook’s “Nearby Friends” Is More About Discovering Friends Than New People, Gets Its Location Sharing Right Though

    In 2012 serendipitous discovery of people via apps was labelled as the next big thing in the Valley. You were expected to open your phone and up pops a list of potential new best friends. You walk to them, say hello and buy a drink to let the conversations happen. That cool it was and...

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  • Facebook rolls out 'nearby friends' feature

    Facebook on Thursday began rolling out a feature allowing users of its mobile app to use smartphone location to discover friends near them. The optional "nearby friends" feature "helps you discover which friends are nearby or on the go," said product manager Andrea Vaccari in a blog announcement.…

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