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Facebook Tool Helps You Report Phishing Scams
2012-08-10 06:57:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Facebook wants to know if people are receiving phishing emails that seek to trick members into revealing their personal account information. The social network has launched a new email account -- phish@fb.com -- that accepts reports of any such phishing attempts, saying they will “investigate and request for browser blacklisting and site takedowns where appropriate.” “We will then work with our eCrime team to...

2012-08-09 23:01:41

Hollie Blue Inc. hosted its first of several events in preparation for the launch of their new website, a social network and online expo dedicated to health and sex. The sensual themed event, called ℠Fifty Shades of Blue´, attracted many couples who explored fantasies and strengthened their relationship. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 In preparation for the launch of a website dedicated to health and sex, Hollie Blue Inc. hosted a sensual event called ℠Fifty...

83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Illegitimate
2012-08-02 14:50:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook said in filings published this week that it has more than 83 million illegitimate accounts on its social network. Of the 955 million active accounts, Facebook wrote in its 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities Exchange and Commission that 8.7 percent of them are not legitimate profile pages. The undesirable accounts included fake names intended to be used for purposes that violate the terms of services, such as spamming....

Mobile Growth Could Mean Revenue Drop For Facebook
2012-08-02 08:11:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Facebook users continue to adapt to using their smartphones to access the social network, Mark Zuckerberg and his staff have new problems confronting them. According to Facebook's 10-Q SEC document posted on Tuesday, the social network has seen a 23 percent increase in its mobile traffic from March to June. The problem Facebook faces is that its mobile advertising cannot generate income like its desktop version software. So, the...

Airports In Honolulu, LA, NY Could Influence Pandemic Spread
2012-07-24 06:20:18

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 2003 SARS outbreak. 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic. These are just a few of the public health crises that have arisen in the past decade. To better understand how new bacteria or viruses could spread around the world with the help of air travel, epidemiologists and scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) looked at how location can affect high infection rates....

2012-07-11 23:03:24

Proximity-Based Social Media Site Zipdeeloo Encourages Members to Save Time and Money by Connecting People in the Same Zip Code Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 zipdeeloo.com creates convenience and benefits for members living in the same area. This new national website wants members to use local resources and neighbors to make everyday life easier. Through shared calendars, a marketplace, discussion forums and networking capabilities, members can organize car pools, kids activities, ride...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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