Daniel Persson

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The Unofficial Facebook Advanced Search Engine

Facebook doesn’t have an easy-to-use advanced search engine, so one guy built his own. “Search Is Back” lets you use familiar drop-down menus to find people by city, relationship status, school, first name, and more. Plus you can search for photos, events, posts, and other stuff.<p>What’s special here …

Here's Why Edward Snowden Deserves A Long Prison Sentence

For America's intelligence and diplomatic apparatus to work, it needs to be able to do secret things whose disclosure would be damaging to American interests. And it needs to be able to bind government employees and contractors to not to make those disclosures. Snowden broke his commitment to …

Surveillance

LG mum on smartwatch rumors, but confirms that a wearable device is coming

Amidst rumors of 2K displays and octa-core CPUs for the LG G3, the <i>Korea Herald</i> has just added another: The upcoming smartphone will come with a G-Arch smartwatch and G-Health fitness band. The journal's insider sources pegged the devices as companions for the alleged LG G2 successor and said they'd …

Google sincerely thinks that Google+ is the future of Google

It’s common currency in internet punditry circles that Google won the battle to dominate search while Facebook won the battle for social, and that Google+ is just a failed competitor to Facebook. But Google hasn’t given up.<p>It has been clear for a while now that, to make up for the fact that not …

Social Media

5 Epic Branded Twitter #Fails of 2013

While the potential benefits of real-time marketing have been documented, the tactic's perils helped keep the ad industry entertained during 2013. …

Teens In The UK Are Calling It: Facebook Is Dead And Buried

In a European Union-funded study on social media, the Department of Anthropology at University College London is running nine simultaneous 15-month ethnographic studies in seven countries to find out how teens were perceiving Facebook.<p>We read about what U.K. teens think on The Conversation:<p>What …

Social Media

2013: The Year You Wore I.T. Well

Wearable computing still sounds pretty futuristic, but something amazing happened this year: A lot of wearable tech went on sale for real.<p>My first computer was portable: A tiny Sinclair ZX-81 the size of a small hardcover book. Well, I say portable…the unit was tiny and you’d have to carry the …