Send tip

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

Read more »
University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

Read more »
Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

Read more »
Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

Read more »
. . . .

Columbia University: Facebook Security Setting is a Joke

Written on April 18, 2011 by Japhet Writ

Comments Off

Do you think that Facebook's privacy settings are enough to protect your profile information? Think again.

The Columbia University got another evidence that the Facebook privacy setting is a just a joke.

With the help of 65 students who use the social network, 94% of them found out that they were sharing information they thought was private. In addition to this, 84% of them discovered that the information they meant to make public was hidden.

Read the rest of the article »
Share

The Hidden Dangers of Facebook

Written on November 17, 2010 by Japhet Writ

1 person

With Facebook being so popular nowadays, having 500 million users is no brainer. But among these millions of users, how many of them can pose threat on your personal information?

With Facebook having 500 million users, the issue on how they handle privacy still remains. Simply put, not all of Facebook users are protected from prying eyes, scammers and unwanted marketers. Your privacy may be at far greater risk of being exploited when you log on to Facebook. It is no mystery that the company came under fire due to allegations that the site manipulates privacy settings to make users’ personal information available for commercial use. But the issue does not settle on that. There are many dangers hiding under Facebook’s wings.

Read the rest of the article »
Share

Facebook Privacy on the Go

Written on August 05, 2010 by B Waldorf

Comments Off

Facebook now allows users edit their privacy settings through their mobile phones.

Looks like Facebook is making it the social network safe and sound for its 500 Million users.

When Facebook finally made it possible to your profile confidential with Privacy Controls last May, it gave a complex privacy settings for users to lock the contents of their walls. Today, Facebook made us all smile when the Privacy Settings has its own control for Mobile users. Hooray!

Read the rest of the article »
Share

Featured


View all