Let’s think about mapping and Facebook and the lost art of free time.
I’ve posted the following short articles/op-ed pieces which are relevant to the assigned reading. These are required, and are in lieu of longer questions on Chapters 3 and 4.
1. Facebook is Using You.
2. The Death of the Cyberflaneur
3. The Lost Art of Free time
4. Is GPS All in Our Heads?
5. Shop carefully.
Oh, FaceCrook. (should I trademark that?)
Two compelling videos about click farms (not as fun as ant farms) and their fraudulent influence on Facecrook likes. Also, an investigation of how and why Facecrook isn’t delivering all of the content to “followers” that other social media platforms do.
What Facebook knows about love
Facebook is watching you. Happy Valentines!
Something to think about while you’re completing your Interweb Inventory. Personally, I find cat breading far more scintillating than Facebook, but that’s just me.
New to cat breading? You’re welcome.
For the Facebook obsessed, a beautifully designed, like-o-meter.
Someone should make it into a necklace, a la Flavor Flav.
My bad pun will make more sense once you listen to this news clip. Yet another data-mining, creepy, online info-tracking story, brought to you by the lovely folks at Raytheon (A United States’ defense contractor).
At one point, the reporter says, “…it’s sort of stalking…”
Uh, yeah, that’s putting it mildly.
The news clip mentions a video on The Guardian website. That is here. Also, an op-ed from The Guardian about why we should worry about being tracked on line.
Do I ever post anything that isn’t about how we are constantly being watched and tracked? Why, yes. Yes I do.
Two things relating to Facebook:
1. Apparently the more Facebook friends you have, the more entitled and narcissistic you are. Or as Jezebel states: “Broadly, the more Facebook friends you have, the more of a complete dick you are.” Read the blurb here: Unfriendly.
2. Even more crud about Facebook’s privacy policies.
This. is yet another reason Facebook sucks eggs.