Tales of our journey
through the digital
Hackers in the news
Even high level government officials clicked on some bad links this week and found that hackers had gotten control of their email accounts (if you haven’t heard from Google by now, you’re safe), but here are some reminders from the Washington Post about the options that Google offers to protect your account.
And according to the BBC, these attacks are being more targeted to high level government officials and business executives.
Twitter community service
A Malaysian social activist was sentenced to apologize on Twitter 100 times over 3 days for saying that a pregnant friend had been mistreated by her employers. It seems more likely that it’s a ploy to ensure that he has fewer followers when the sentence is up.
Need a place to invest $10?
The New York Times writes about Loyal3 where you can buy stock directly from companies. They even offer a Facebook app for companies. They remind me of the direct investment or DRIP accounts in that you can invest small accounts at a time and even set up monthly investments, but apparently these are CSOP accounts.
Photo + Search on Twitter
Twitter now offers a search that incorporates relevant videos and photos shared on Twitter on the results page – whether you use the search or click on a trending topic.