This is a guest post from Josh Mackey. Josh Mackey is the GM Product at PeekYou. What would happen if at a school’s talent show some parents stood up and started heckling the child playing the piano or dancing in front of them? “You’re awful!” or “You call yourself a dancer?” For one thing, it… Read More Is The Username Dying?
There are a lot of people beating up Facebook for their supposed privacy issues. I am not one of those people. Does Facebook have issues? Sure, no company or website is without issues. However, Facebook is the poster child for our current centralization cycle. Information technology has gone through these cycles before. We were mainframe… Read More By Becoming More Open, Facebook May Allow Us To Decentralize Again
With the recent Facebook announcements, the Google Buzz launch debacle and the Blippy credit card mess, Privacy is being constantly talked about. If you look at those three events, we have three very different definitions of privacy. Blippy’s issue was thankfully limited to a handful of credit card numbers. However, when your credit card number… Read More Privacy On The Internet Is Misunderstood
Image via CrunchBase As everyone has stated over the past day, Facebook is making a huge move with their Open Stream API. You can read the announcement on the developer blog. Here is the big tease: Today we are excited to announce an important step toward greater openness through Facebook Platform. For the first time,… Read More Facebook Teasing Us With Open