The government shutdown may have grounded all of NASA's Twitter accounts, but science and space enthusiasts are keeping the information flowing with an out-of-this-world new hashtag — #ThingsNASAMightTweet.
The notion of privacy both offline and online is currently in contention and is featuring heavily in the spotlight.
The concept of privacy is reaching a very fragile state. With every single status update that we share, we are foregoing a part of our privacy, readily handing over data to pretty much anyone that wants to access it. Yet it is something that we seem so willing to do. Privacy as a concept will only last as long as society functions in a way to protect it and that is rapidly eroding.
While we can access tools or processes that allow us to protect our own privacy, as a society we are increasingly ignoring these in favour of sharing pretty much everything...
Here's a lesson in what not to do online, straight from the Twitter for Dummies handbook. Our story begins on Sunday in Norwich, England, where an organized cycling event called the Boudicca Sportive ride was taking place.
Start 2012 by Taking 2 Minutes to Clean Your Apps Permissions
Try guessing how many apps have permissions to access your private information... Now click the icons and get ready for a surprise!
Obviously many of us are very involved in the online world. We have Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram and the list goes on. Over the course of time, we have given authorization to specific apps (applications) which plug into our various social media platforms. Things like Hootsuite, iPad, Twitter apps for Facebook etc. In fact, we probably don't even remember what we have authorized over the time we have been involved with social media! I think you are going to be stunned when you see how many apps have access to your private information! It is time to clean up your information act
Quick video tutorial on how you can clean up your social media applications in about 2 minutes!
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