Facebook Employs New Tactics to Combat Teen Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying has been on the rise in the last decade and the main facilitator has been the social network boom. Facebook’s latest scheme to combat this distasteful use of our freedom of communication targets the 13 to 14-year-old user who may feel too intimidated to hit the site’s “report” button. The new button says […]

Webcam: A Short Film About The Dangers of Webcam Hacking [Video]

Warning: Do not watch this at work, and while there is nothing inappropriate with the video, some scenes could attract unwanted attention if someone sees you watching this. “Webcam” is based on actual events and was shot entirely on a computer’s webcam. The filmmakers hope that it will make people think more about the technology […]

Farewell Minitel, France’s forerunner to the web

This weekend, France will close Minitel, a service that has allowed people to access information on computers at home since long before the World Wide Web. The service was the most successful example of videotex, which uses dial-up modems to send information to and from a monitor or television screen. Minitel was launched in 1982 […]