Keeping track of web bookmarks has always been tricky for me. I might want a link I found at work when I'm at home or vice versa. I don't always stick with the same browser. Difficult I might be but the best solution I've found over the years is Delicious. The site has just had a redesign and is worth a look if you haven't tried it before.
Facebook seems to be everywhere these days. The sides of buses, packets, bill boards and you'll see a Like button above. Now, you can add Facebook to the Firefox Toolbar thanks to a new tool built into the latest version.
You may have noticed that our Facebook posts aren't appearing in your News Feed as often. We've certainly noticed the views drop, and we miss you. It turns out this drop is down to a change by Facebook to reduce the number of updates from Pages that appear in your News Feed. We're pleased to say that there is a way round this, so if you want all the latest updates from Computeractive it's easy to reinstate them.
There's a message doing the rounds on Facebook as people copy and paste it into their status in response to a new(ish) news ticker on the top right hand side of the Facebook page. The worry is that because it displays that I've liked a post along with the post itself, your post might become visible to people who aren't your friends. The solution it seems, is to ask me to change my settings for each of my friends individually to disable this feature.
Sorry, but the answer is no, and it's not just because I'm feeling lazy. Here's why.
Over the past few days many websites have been reporting news that social networking websites, such as Twitter and Facebook, can cause anxiety. It's been reported by blogs such as Mashable, newspapers such as the Metro, and magazines such as T3. So, should we all be cutting down the amount of time we spend on these websites?
The answer is fairly obvious: if you feel that any website at all is having a negative impact on your state of mind, then yes, close it down. But whether or not there's any strong evidence to suggest that this is a common problem is another matter entirely.
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