Author Archives: robinna

on innovation, technological revolution, digital evolution & one Googler’s rant

As many of you have seen now there was a public G+ post from a Google staff person; it has now been taken down and “leaked” (some are wondering whether it was intentionally leaked since there are claims that they have permission to republish it). Anyhow, these are just my thoughts after reading it yesterday. The post itself is rather long and obviously not meant ...

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New workshop on Privacy & online security

UGAers ~ New & free class for you!  If you’re a Facebook user and don’t know about security settings, this is a class for you. If you travel and use public wifi, this is a class for you! Privacy & YOU:Focusing on best practices and practical tips for maintaining your privacy using skills that can be applied to any website from Facebook to Google+. We ...

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the great unfriend-a-thon

An open letter to my friends on facebook:I hope we can be adults about this but just like a garden, my Facebook network  is in need of a little maintenance. I need to weed out the folks who aren’t using Facebook anymore. It’s also apparent that Facebook is not the most efficient place to network professionally with some of you – perhaps, you could be ...

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Connecting with me in social space

Hey there,Want to connect with me at facebook?Please visit http://www.facebook.com/RobinFayArts – I share a weekly photo, technology news and more. I’d love to start a conversation with you there! I don’t accept friend requests to my PERSONAL account unless I tell you to friend me. we’re close friends in real life. we already have a relationship at another social media site. you’re family and use ...

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How to create a website without writing code or using something like dreamweaver (QOD)

So, my question of the day (QOD) is:I use Dreamweaver to design web pages. Do any of you use something that you would consider “easy” to use? I am trying to teach someone else how to manage a simple web site. A: Some questions to consider: How big is the site  Is it hosted on their own webspace Can it migrated to a simple CMS ...

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Peekyou, search across the web, social media & more

peerindex (a reputation management/metrics site) has launched a new search engine called peekyou (http://www.peekyou.com). It searches across facebook, linkedin, twitter, friendster, myspace, several people search engines (intellius, spokeo, etc.) and even wikipedia. Results include email addresses, phone numbers, documents, web sites, and public records (although some of those results are offered through paid services like through peoplesearch or spokeo). An interesting idea even though search ...

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Tip: How to get rid of top stories in Facebook

Updated 10/19: Note: While this worked for a while, it no longer seems to, what is still workingis manually creating a list of all friends and just read that. It is chronological and not by top stories (thankfully!) Of course you have to select the list when you login. [older workaround > let me know if it starts working for you]  This was passed along ...

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