Social Web

Our privacy on the Social Web

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How is well is our privacy protected on the Social Web? Of course, you can (and should) take some basic precaution measures, like not giving away sensitive information that can be used for financial fraud against you. However, there are issues beyond our hands that depend on how the Social Web handles our information. Google […]

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The Social Web in plain English

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The Social Web offers lots of opportunities for social networking. Through sites like Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn, you can connect with friends from real life, make new ones, and keep in touch with them. Also, through microblogging sites like Twitter, you can let your friends know what you’re up to any time of the day. […]

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The Social Web and You

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Web 2.0 can best be described as the accumulation of new web-based collaboration technologies, such as social networking sites, social bookmarking sites, wikis, blogs, and more. The success of Web 2.0 is mainly attributed to the fact that it appeals to the public through services, like syndication and tagging, that allow people to easily publish […]

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New Year’s TV nostalgia

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Being back in Greece for the holidays, I caught a glimpse of New Year’s programmes on TV. Disappointing, to say the least. Luckily, I can go back in time with YouTube (way back!) and enjoy some quality TV moments (in Greek). New Year 1990 ladies and gentlemen:

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A year ends, a blog begins…

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Last day of 2008; first day (and grand opening!) of this blog! As we are in a festive season, here are some photos I’ve taken these days of celebrations in the UK and Greece. Happy New Year everyone! German Market in Millennium Square, Leeds. Lots of food, fantastic desserts, great mulled wine! Christmas band in […]