Facebook has apologized to a user after an auto-generated 'Year in Review' feature put an image of his deceased daughter front and center. An upset Eric Meyer described his experience in a written piece titled 'Inadvertent Algorithmic Cruelty.'
The Union State Guest House, a hotel in Hudson, NY, charged $500 for every negative review wedding guests post online. Likely due to the immense backlash, the venue has since quietly taken down the policy.
If you're getting wed this year and you've money to burn, then how about hiring a 'Social Media Concierge' for your special day? They'll not only live-tweet, Instagram, Vine, blog, and Facebook everything that happens, they'll charge you $3k for it, too.
Social media can be a tricky thing to navigate and no one has written the rules on codes of conduct. We're here to help you with best practices for sites Web-wide, and this includes the dos and don'ts of being an online reviewer.
Facebook gave some users a taste of the Timeline. But what Facebook giveth, Facebook taketh away. Turns out testing remains to be done for the Timeline and Facebook is finishing the final tweaks. But worry not, we got to the bottom of all the versions being passed around out there.
Having trouble logging into your Facebook today? Don't have a heart attack, it's just a way for the site to eradicate spam content and malicious profiles. But is uploading personal data the best way to prove to Facebook you are ... you?