Life @ Work
Follow
Find tag "Twitter"
22.2K views | +3 today
Life @ Work
Life (@ Work) is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're gonna get!
Curated by Barb Jemmott
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Twitter Lets Users Stream Music, Audio Via SoundCloud Tie-Up

Twitter Lets Users Stream Music, Audio Via SoundCloud Tie-Up | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Called 'Audio Card,' the new feature lets people listen to a variety of content while browsing their timelines.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Space-Loving Twitter Users Cover for NASA During Shutdown

Space-Loving Twitter Users Cover for NASA During Shutdown | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Twitter Attacked: Quarter-Million Accounts May Be Compromised

Twitter Attacked: Quarter-Million Accounts May Be Compromised | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Twitter issued a blog post late Friday announcing a possible security breach and live attack that may have given hackers access to 250,000 users' information. 

Barb Jemmott's insight:

This post shows a sample of email communications from Twitter to users who may have been compromised by this attack. As a Twitter user you may find this information helpful.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Barb Jemmott from SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about!
Scoop.it!

Why are we so willing to risk our own privacy online?

Why are we so willing to risk our own privacy online? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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...


Via Martin Gysler
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Stephen King Joins Twitter, Gets Writer's Block

Stephen King Joins Twitter, Gets Writer's Block | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The towering giant of horror, Stephen King, will now be thrilling us regularly with his updates on Twitter.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Cops Bust Woman for Hitting Cyclist After She Brags on Twitter

Cops Bust Woman for Hitting Cyclist After She Brags on Twitter | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Barb Jemmott from BUSINESS and more
Scoop.it!

How to Clean Up Your Social Permissions Quickly and Easily

How to Clean Up Your Social Permissions Quickly and Easily | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

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!


Via Martin Gysler
more...
No comment yet.