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How To Permanently Delete A Facebook Account (Not Deactivate)


De-activation confirm and Deletion grace period

When Facebook was launched, you could only deactivate your profile on Facebook but not delete anything, even if you would want to. Deactivating your account would mean that all the data on your Facebook profile would still stay in Facebook’s custody. However, Facebook has now introduced a new option that lets you totally delete your…

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By Adam on April 11th
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Google’s Anti-SOPA Petition Garners Support Of 7 Million People


Google's SOPA Petition signed by 7 Million people

A staggering 7 million people signed the online anti-SOPA petition initiated by Google in just 24 hours, confirmed a Google spokeswoman. The petition was available to sign on Wednesday, linked from Google homepage, meant to increase awareness about the SOPA and PIPA acts currently under consideration by the U.S Congress. The Google petition came in…

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By Debjit on January 22nd
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LBE Privacy Guard Is An Absolute Must Have Android App


LBE Privacy Guard

LBE Privacy Guard gives users the ability to manually configure each and every permissions of the different apps installed. Users can outright deny a particular permission, approve it or decide whenever the permission is required.

 Android   App-A-Day   Reviews  

By Ricky on August 11th
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Yahoo! To Scan Users Emails, IMs etc. For Targeted Advertising


Yahoo! To Scan Users Emails, IMs etc. For Targeted Advertising

Yahoo! has updated its Additional Terms and Conditions and now they have got the right to scan user communications without any restrictions.

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By Ricky on July 9th
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Firefox 4 Beta 11 Adds “Do Not Track” Feature And Enables WebGL In Linux


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Today we got yet another beta for Firefox 4 – or more specifically Firefox 4 Beta 11. This is an important release for privacy and for Linux. Do Not Track Me! The Do Not Track feature was first proposed last year by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. According to this feature, the browser will include…

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By Ricky on February 11th
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Facebook Allows Third Part Apps To Access Phone Number And Current Address


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Facebook has made an announcement in its developer blog – an announcement which can result in another uproar over the way Facebook handles user privacy. According to the blog post, developers of third-party apps can now have access to users’ phone number and current address as a part of the User Graph object. The blog…

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By Ricky on January 17th
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How To Disable All Applications From Your Facebook Account At Once?


How To Disable All Applications From Your Facebook Account At Once?

In this article we will tell you how to turn-off or disable multiple applications at once from your Facebook profile. You can also choose to disable all applications on your Facebook account at once.

 Articles   Facebook   How-To   Web  

By Zenobia on October 9th
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Facebook Introduces New Privacy Settings For Applications, Games & Websites


Facebook Introduces New Privacy Settings For Applications, Games & Websites

Facebook has introduced yet another new set of privacy settings that let you select what all information from your Facebook profile do you want to be made available to applications, games and websites.

 Articles   Facebook   News   Web  

By Zenobia on October 9th
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Google Admits To Collecting WiFi Data


Google Admits To Collecting WiFi Data

In a blog post, Google has admitted that it has been¬†inadvertently¬†collecting WiFi data through its Street View cars. Earlier Google has told the Data Protection Authority (DPA) in Hamburg, Germany that their Street View cars collect publicly broadcast SSID information (the WiFi network name) and MAC addresses; but no payload data. In the blog post,…

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By Ricky on May 16th
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