From Reuters: Facebook considers adding profile photos to facial recognition by Alexei Oreskovic

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc is considering incorporating most of its 1 billion-plus members’ profile photos into its growing facial recognition database, expanding the scope of the social network’s controversial technology.

The possible move, which Facebook revealed in an update to its data use policy on Thursday, is intended to improve the performance of its… [read more]

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Twitter outlaws the use of “auto follow back” services

auto-follow-back-dead@truebe, of Twitter Platform Operations, posted the following in the development discussion about auto follow back:

“We removed the clause permitting automated follow-back, as we would prefer that users manually review their new followers and then choose whether or not they would like to…

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From visual.ly: How Burglars Are Using Social Media [Infographic]

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From TechWyse: Facebook Cheat Sheet: Image Size and Dimensions [Infographic]

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From Entrepreneur.com: Google+ Gets a Major Makeover by Jason Fell

From Entrepreneur.com: Google+ Gets a Major Makeover by Jason FellIf you’re one of the growing millions using Google+ for work or play, there was some news today from Google’s I/O developer’s conference that you might find useful. The search giant said it is rolling out more than 40 different changes to Google+ as part of a major redesign.

During the event’s three-hour-long keynote…

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Posterous is gone, but you can still download your content…

Posterous has sunset, but you still have time to request your content.

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From blog.instagram.com: Introducing Photos of You

From blog.instagram.com: Introducing Photos of YouPhotos are memories of the people, places and moments that mean the most to us. We have always sought to give you simple and expressive ways to bring the stories behind your photos to life. Your captions and hashtags capture the “what?” and your Photo Map answers the “where?” but until today we’ve never quite been able to answer the “who?”.

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Posterous to sunset on 30 April 2013

Posterous to sunset on 30 April 2013A year after being taken over by Twitter, Posterous will be shutting down.

If you’d like a backup of all the content you’ve posted there, Posterous has created a way for your to get all your information.

Posterous also suggests that you move WordPress.com or Squarespace, as they have tools to help you import your Posterous file.

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