Posts Categorized: General News

The passwords banned by Twitter revealed

An internet blogger has uncovered a list of passwords which micro blogging website Twitter has banned from use on its website. The social networking site is clamping down on passwords which could be used as by hackers to infiltrate private accounts and post fake Twitter updates. The list of banned… Read more »

Anger as Facebook changes privacy settings

Facebook’s decision to change its privacy settings this week has been met with anger from some users who are concerned that their personal data could be at risk due to the alterations made to the social networking site. The privacy settings have been simplified as part of the changes, however… Read more »

Facebook win £430 million in damages against spammer

Facebook have been awarded £430 million in damages after winning their case against Sanford Wallace who is nicknamed, the Spam King. The case centred on an allegation made by Facebook which claimed that Mr Wallace had been sending huge numbers of unsolicited emails from Facebook user’s accounts after gaining access… Read more »

Facebook attracts 300 million members

Facebook has become the world’s most popular social networking site after it was announced that it currently holds 300 members worldwide. The news was broken by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a news blog post. In the announcement he wrote: “Facebook now serves 300 million people across the world. It’s… Read more »

Facebook pledge to tighten security controls

Facebook have announced that they will be tightening their security controls to safeguard the personal information of their users. The move comes weeks after Facebook confirmed their plans to simplify their privacy settings. The social networking site has come under fire from the authorities in recent months over concerns about… Read more »

Microsoft introduces its brand new search engine, BING..

Hot off the heels of unveiling their protégée at the Wall Street Journal: All Things Digital conference in California last week, Microsoft launched their brand new search engine BING into the world 2 days earlier than planned. BING is designed to take over from Microsoft’s current search engine Live Search,… Read more »

How often do you use Google?

It sounds like a silly question when it seems like anytime you have a question, can’t remember an actor’s name or want to download a song, you turn to good old Google to find the answer for you. But have a second think and answer this – do you use… Read more »

Pay as You Go Websites (Website Leasing) has Tax Benefits

Website leasing has great advantages for new and existing businesses to keep costs to a minimum and maintain better cash flow. Also many people are not aware that there are also “Tax Benefits of leasing a website” also known as pay as you go websites. Leasing an asset is like renting… Read more »