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Feminism’s Tipping Point: Who Wins from Leaning in? | Dissent Magazine
Sandberg has penned not so much a new Feminine Mystique as an updated Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
feminism  facebook  culture  gender  capitalism  leanin  work  business  2013 
august 2013 by jju
Lockdown – Marco.org
RSS represents the antithesis of this new world: it’s completely open, decentralized, and owned by nobody, just like the web itself. It allows anyone, large or small, to build something new and disrupt anyone else they’d like because nobody has to fly six salespeople out first to work out a partnership with anyone else’s salespeople.

That world formed the web’s foundations — without that world to build on, Google, Facebook, and Twitter couldn’t exist. But they’ve now grown so large that everything from that web-native world is now a threat to them, and they want to shut it down. “Sunset” it. “Clean it up.” “Retire” it. Get it out of the way so they can get even bigger and build even bigger proprietary barriers to anyone trying to claim their territory.

Well, fuck them, and fuck that.

We need to keep pushing forward without them, and do what we’ve always done before: route around the obstructions and maintain what’s great about the web. Keep building and supporting new tools, technologies, and platforms to empower independence, interoperability, and web property ownership.
google  facebook  rss  web  2013  interoperability 
july 2013 by jju
Facebook is gaslighting the web. We can fix it.
Now, we've shown that Facebook promotes captive content on its network ahead of content on the web, prohibits users from bringing open content into their network, warns users not to visit web content, and places obstacles in front of visits to web sites even if they've embraced Facebook's technologies and registered in Facebook's centralized database of sites on the web.
facebook  privacy  socialmedia  web  rss  2011  anildash  walledgarden 
november 2011 by jju
How to use Storify as a reporting tool
Storify has been getting a lot of buzz lately as a new tool that lets you pull in various elements of social media to build a story. On the Storify backend, you can enter a headline or a summary and search for tweets, Flickr photos, YouTube videos and other elements to tell your story and then reorganize the elements and add text to give them more context. You can also let the people in your story know it exists so that they can help it go viral.
social  media  storify  journalism  flickr  facebook  twitter  writing  socialmedia 
february 2011 by jju
Facebook treads carefully after its vital role in Egypt's anti-Mubarak protests
But Facebook, which celebrates its seventh birthday Friday and has more than a half-billion users worldwide, is not eagerly embracing its role as the insurrectionists' instrument of choice. Its strategy contrasts with rivals Google and Twitter, which actively helped opposition leaders communicate after the Egyptian government shut down Internet access.
facebook  social  media  egypt  protests  change  google  twitter  revolution  2011  2010s  socialmedia 
february 2011 by jju
‘Dating’ Site Imports 250,000 Facebook Profiles, Without Permission
Cirio and Ludovic say they will take down a user’s profile, if a person asks and the site doesn’t have any indication they are actually trying to make any money. Instead, it’s part of a series of prank sites, the first two of which aimed at Google and Amazon, intended to make people think more about data in the age of internet behemoths.

Moreover, it’s a bit funny hearing Facebook complain about scraping of personal data that is quasi-public.
facebook  google  lovelyfaces  privacy  photos  profile  scraping 
february 2011 by jju
HOW TO: Create a Facebook Engagement Policy
As Facebook has become a primary customer interaction point for businesses, many companies have established formal policies for how community managers and employees should engage with fans. These engagement policies run the gamut from a brief checklist of best practices to a multi-page legal document with detailed instructions on how to handle issues.
facebook  policy  business  tips  howto 
february 2011 by jju
OpenID: The Web’s Most Successful Failure
Web publishers never warmed to OpenID since it allows a user to log in to a website and leave a comment on a story, a blog post or a photo while essentially remaining anonymous to the publisher. That anonymous aspect has made OpenID less attractive to publishers who want to collect more data about their readers or interact with them — whether that means following them on Twitter, connecting with them on Facebook or sending them e-mail.
openid  internet  privacy  facebook  authorization 
february 2011 by jju
And Now, For No Particular Reason, a Rant About Facebook
Facebook is what happens to the Web when you hit it with the stupid stick.
aol  facebook  johnscalzi  internet  rant 
january 2011 by jju
Facebook continues to provide your private details
There's a little noticed blog post on the Facebook Developers site entitled Platform Updates: New User Object fields, Edge.remove Event and More  which looks as dull as possible doesn't it. There's probably a reason for that. Right at the top of the post is the following little gem: "User address and mobile phone number. We are now making a user’s address and mobile phone number accessible as part of the User Graph object. Please note that these permissions only provide access to a user’s address and mobile phone number, not their friend's addresses or mobile phone numbers."
facebook  privacy  settings  libr561  internet 
january 2011 by jju

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