All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mat Honan’

Facebook: If You Don’t Like What’s In Your News Feed, That’s On You

Wired writer Mat Honan got some attention this week after running an experiment on Facebook’s News Feed algorithm. In a nutshell, he liked every single thing he came across in his News Feed for two days straight, and concluded (unsurprisingly) that this made his personal Facebook experience awful. He also found, however, that it made his friends’ experience pretty bad …

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This Is One Of The Problems With Facebook’s News Feed

Apparently Facebook becomes a really bad place when you or someone you’re friends with “likes” everything. That appears to be the lesson we learn from an experiment by Wired writer Mat Honan, who tried liking every single thing he came across on Facebook for two days (other than a friend’s post about a death in the family). Chances are, none …

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Digital Security Story Leads To AppleID Security Precautions

One of this week’s big tech stories has been the hacking of Wired reporter Mat Honan, who had his digital life “destroyed” by hackers, after they took over his Google account, his Twitter account, and his AppleID. AppleID allows users to log in to iTunes, iCloud, iChat, Apple’s online store, Apple retail stores and support. He admits that much …

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