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Tag: Social Network

Anomo Social Network: Get to Know Someone Before Revealing Everything

Anomo Social Network: Get to Know Someone Before Revealing Everything
With the rise of social networking and messaging services, oftentimes we end up acting the opposite of how we’d behave in the real world. On Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and elsewhere online we incessantly talk about the most insignificant things, we become outspoken and rude, but most of all we start to take our privacy for granted.

Facebook Toys with Users’ Emotions in Online Social Experiment

Facebook Toys with Users’ Emotions in Online Social Experiment
Facebook is the largest social network out there and has hundreds of millions of users around the world. Something you might not know is that by using the social network, you are allowing them to mess with your head at times.
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NameTag Matches People’s Faces to Their Social Media Profiles

NameTag Matches People’s Faces to Their Social Media Profiles
NameTag is a pretty cool-sounding app on paper, but it could quickly turn into the stuff of nightmares in reality. It’s essentially an app that can match people’s mugs to their social media profiles.

SickWeather Maps out Where the Sick People Are (So You Can Avoid Them)

SickWeather Maps out Where the Sick People Are (So You Can Avoid Them)
There are a lot of apps that make use of information that people have posted on their public social network profiles. For example, there’s Hell is Other People, which is an app that helps anti-social people avoid other people by utilizing other users’ check-in data.

Social Network Cemetery? Sanctri is a Facebook App Where People Can Mourn

Social Network Cemetery? Sanctri is a Facebook App Where People Can Mourn
I’ve found out about the untimely demise of several people not through friends or family, but through Facebook. It’s odd and a bit depressing to see messages of condolences sandwiched in between selfies and links to The Oatmeal’s latest comic, but it’s happening a lot more frequently these days as more people get into social media.

Realistic Facebook Security Simulator: Can You Keep Up?

Realistic Facebook Security Simulator: Can You Keep Up?
One thing so many users complain about Facebook is its privacy settings – or lack of consistency thereof. The social network’s privacy policy has been changed and updated so many times over the last few years that I’m not sure what parts of my profile I can fully hide or control anymore.

Turn Your Social Media Profiles into Business Cards

Turn Your Social Media Profiles into Business Cards
Social media plays a big part in people’s lives these days. Not just in their personal lives, but also in what they do for a living as well. If you’re one of those people, then you might be interested in the social media-themed business card generators by Stephen Ou.

This Web App Lets You Know That You’re the Nth User on Facebook

This Web App Lets You Know That You’re the Nth User on Facebook
When I first heard of Facebook, Friendster was still all the rage. I didn’t care much for it and only went online on Facebook because somebody gave me these virtual pets that you were supposed to take care of.

Got 10,000 Instagram Followers? This Hotel Will Give You a Free Night’s Stay

Got 10,000 Instagram Followers? This Hotel Will Give You a Free Night’s Stay
Companies are inclined to give freebies and complimentary services to people who have a huge following on social networks. As a marketing move, it makes perfect sense. The odds of these people tweeting and talking about the event is high, and the more people they get to share it with, the better, right?

Just Delete Me Helps You Delete Your Online Accounts

Just Delete Me Helps You Delete Your Online Accounts
Once a site has your personal information, there’s no turning back. There’s always going to be a record of your information on the Internet. If you’re uncomfortable with that fact, then you can slowly delete your online accounts one by one and hope that your data will follow suit.

Muzik Headphones Share What You’re Listening to on Facebook, Twitter

Muzik Headphones Share What You’re Listening to on Facebook, Twitter
Love music? Want to share what you are listening to with your friends on Facebook? Muzik smart headphones have the unique ability to share the track you are listening to on social networks.

Physical Fliike Counter Shows off How Many ‘Likes’ You Have on Facebook

Physical Fliike Counter Shows off How Many ‘Likes’ You Have on Facebook
Let people in the real world know how popular you are in real life with Fliike. It’s a physical counter that shows off how many “Likes” your page has received on Facebook in real time. The Fliike was created by Smiirl, which is a design studio start-up based in France.

Spread the Haterade: Hater App Lets You Share Stuff that You Hate

Spread the Haterade: Hater App Lets You Share Stuff that You Hate
There’s a long-standing request for ‘Dislike’ buttons to be added on Facebook, but I’m pretty sure that won’t ever happen unless some hackers managed to hack into the social network itself. And it’s understandable. Facebook’s stock already isn’t doing really well at this point, so just imagine the dive it would take if a ‘Dislike’ feature was somehow introduced.

Dronestagram Digs up Pretty Depressing Images of Where the Drones Hit

Dronestagram Digs up Pretty Depressing Images of Where the Drones Hit
War isn’t always a bad thing – sometimes it’s been necessary for sweeping changes to take place. But it is, for the most part, a tragic time. Because aside from risking the lives of soldiers, there’s also the matter of taking away the lives of innocent civilians.

Taliban Reportedly Using Fake Facebook Profiles of Pretty Girls to Trick Soldiers

Taliban Reportedly Using Fake Facebook Profiles of Pretty Girls to Trick Soldiers
The military has had a difficult time controlling accidental leaks of information and details by soldiers who use social networks and other online methods to communicate with friends and loved ones back home. A report has surfaced claiming that the Taliban has been using fake Facebook profiles of cute girls to try and the friend soldiers with the intent of gathering information about military operations.

Virtual Fridge Lock Tells Social Networks If You’re Cheating on Your Diet

Virtual Fridge Lock Tells Social Networks If You’re Cheating on Your Diet
Diets are tough. They’re especially hard if you’ve got a sweet tooth and a penchant for ice cream. But if you’re the type who gets on better with a support group, then you’ll definitely need the Virtual Fridge Lock.
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