Trying to keep up with sharing settings on various picture albums can eat up a chunk of time for the photographer concerned about privacy. Flickr is rolling out a new way to manage privacy based on location.
In the wake of the London riots, the UK government has said it will not seek "additional powers" to block citizens from accessing social networks like Twitter and BlackBerry Messenger during periods of social upheaval.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is pushing forward a plan to ban people suspected of inciting or planning criminal activity from using social networks like Twitter, Facebook and BlackBerry Messenger.
Hacker group TeaMp0isoN infiltrated an official BlackBerry blog, and vowed to reveal personal data about Research In Motion employees if the company cooperated with Scotland Yard's investigation into who helped instigate the London riots.