While Apple Is Protecting Our Privacy, Facebook Is Selling Our Data

Some controversy this week because Apple is accused of anti-competitive measures. Apple decided to remove non compliant applications from the App Store which were depending on MDM to implement screen time like features. Something that is seen as Apple using his dominant position with its App Store. Well, that's a way to put it. But... Continue Reading →

Resolving a Big Dilemma

To manage a Facebook page, we now need an account I’ve been blogging for quite a while here and there but now this blog is where I put all my efforts. So far, it seems to be working. Each month I’m doing better than the one before as far as visitors count, bounce rate (very... Continue Reading →

Don’t Trust Facebook I Said

Another day, another bad news coming from Facebook: "Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years". Facebook is probing a series of security failures in which employees built applications that logged unencrypted password data for Facebook users and stored it in plain text on internal company servers. They sell your... Continue Reading →

Quitting Facebook To Build Bokeh

Here is an interesting project, Bokeh, a photo sharing social network. I already like the name. Think of it has an Instagram with no ads. Why now? Because a guy decided that he had enough of Facebook for pretty much the same reasons that I had too. Same goes for Instagram. So he wants to... Continue Reading →

La vie après Facebook (French)

En janvier dernier je fermais mon compte Facebook définitivement. Dans cet épisode, j’expose comment ça se passe ma vie sans Facebook. Lisez ma lettre de départ de Facebook publiée quelques jours avant de fermer mon compte: https://numericcitizen.me/2019/01/12/my-final-post-on-facebook/ Merci d’avoir écouté ce podcast. Visitez mon blogue @ http://numericcitizen.me pour en savoir davantage sur mes opinions de... Continue Reading →

My Opinion on Covering Webcams

Photo by London Wood Co. on Unsplash I'll make it short: for me, covering the webcam on a laptop is a consequence of FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) and I find it stupid. Period. And this story of the NewYork Times (a newspaper where their credibility is going down every day) proves my point. John Gruber has an... Continue Reading →

Feeling Happier After Leaving Facebook?

Following this article on the Washington Post "Deactivating Facebook leaves people less informed but happier": In the latest study measuring the effects of social media on a person’s life, researchers at New York University and Stanford University found that deactivating Facebook for just four weeks could alter people’s behavior and state of mind. The study... Continue Reading →

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