Tag: facebook

  • December Challenge: Make Something Every Day

    December 1, 2019

    I’m back on Facebook after being off for more than a month. I learned quite a bit from the experience. It was difficult the first few weeks. It may sound absurd, but I would randomly type the Facebook url in my browser without even thinking about it. I also found myself taking fewer pictures since... Read More

  • Facebook Reactions: What do they mean for your News Feed?

    February 24, 2016

    Facebook Reactions just went live today.

  • “Hey Facebook, Stop Spamming Me!”

    October 27, 2010

    I overheard my wife chatting about Facebook with a friend the other day, and she said something that might be a rather common sentiment for many Facebook users these days: “I loved that picture, but I didn’t click Like because I knew I’d get spammed with everyone else’s comments.” If you’re unfamiliar with Facebook friend... Read More

  • How I Nearly Got Swindled Out Of $1500 Via Facebook Chat But Instead Scared The Living Daylights Out Of A Hacker

    August 18, 2009

    So the other day, I was working hard, minding my own business when suddenly a Facebook chat message from an old college friend popped up on Adium. I hadn’t talked to this friend since college, so I was a bit surprised when I received his message. It started ordinary enough, a quick exchange of greetings.... Read More

  • SXSW: The Zuckerberg Interview Fiasco

    March 10, 2008

    I really wanted to see Anil’s presentation on Designing for Freedom. I had heard that Mark Zuckerberg’s speaking skills were lacking, and Anil had recently won Battle Decks. But since my wife has been a Facebook junkie since it’s near-inception, I thought we’d go and give her something interesting to tell her friend’s about. Boy,... Read More

  • Writing Your Own Autobiography: The New Persistence of Information

    December 3, 2007

    How A Biography Gets Written When someone sets out to write a biography, they don’t just pick up a pen and start writing. A good deal of research has to happen before the author can begin writing. Usually, the biographer will dig up letters, books, news clippings, articles and anything else they can find to,... Read More

  • The Social Graph in Plain Language

    September 20, 2007

    David Recordon over at Six Apart just published an article called We Are Opening The Social Graph. It explains the company’s goal of using OpenID and some other non-proprietary technologies to help make your “social graph” an open platform. Have I lost you? Let’s start again. Let’s talk about how annoying it is to have... Read More