Daily Archives: June 26, 2011

Joseph Menn

Lulz Security, a small but more sophisticated hacker offshoot of Anonymous that rapidly won attention from the general public–and, perhaps more importantly, from law enforcement–is calling it a day. Read more

Oscar Wilde said: “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.” That still applies in digital times, as companies work hard for “likes” on Facebook or “re-tweets” on Twitter to build their online presence and community interaction.

This week, online advertising was in the spotlight as sites like Facebook and Twitter made headlines with their efforts to generate revenue. Read more

As much as Facebook would like us to be our true, open, transparent selves with everyone in our lives, the reality is most people split their identity between work and personal – and that has lead many users to defy Facebook’s policy and set up two accounts. Or, start one on LinkedIn that they rarely visit.

The latest attempt to solve this dilemma comes from Monster.com – yeah, the job search and recruiting site you haven’t heard too much from in 10 years.

This weekend, Monster launched BeKnown, a Facebook app that allows users to import the details of their LinkedIn profiles and manage them in the comfort of the Facebook. Read more