You may have heard that it snowed in the UK the other day, and for the readers in the UK I hope you cope with the snow. Just think the UK shut down because of 15cm of snow I bet countries like Canada, Sweden, Norway, Russia are laughing at that update.
So are your sat at home on your computer, or maybe your on the bus looking at your mobile device of choice.
You may have heard people talking/blogging/twittering about SOPA — the Stop Online Piracy Act.
Hello Dear Reader I was reading the latest copy of Scouting Magazine and I came across a very interesting letter. The letter was commenting that in Scouting Magazine April/May issue it said “There is a growing tendency to promote the use of Social Networking sites among our Members” and that both Facebook and Twitter restrict the use of their service to people over the age of 13. The letter went on the comment that should we [Scouting] be promoting scouts to partake in something which “the providers themselves consider unsuitable for a large part of our membership” and that the letter also indicated that by posting information in this way we are encouraging young people to break the rules. While I agree with the response that Scouting Magazine gave to the letter it did get me thinking, I am involved predominantly in the Explorer Scout section and therefore all the [...]
Hello Dear Reader It baffles and amuses me that when something like Twitter or Facebook changes the population of those forums goes nut we see Facebook forums set up called:- I like my old Facebook Mark Zuckerberg why the change How could you ruin my life by changing my Facebook Oh… wow….. everthing has moved…. and the most annoying If they don’t change Facebook back I am going to leave First point is these pages are set up ON FACEBOOK and you are there by using the tool which you are saying is not for you it just weakens your argument. It is like writing on a banner “I will never use Pens again…. Well ok after this last time” Secondly Mark Zuckerberg has us all by the short and curlies because we like the social interaction that facebook give us. Are you ready here are the numbers:- Company Figures [...]