Happy Lunar New Year! Wishing you good health and lasting prosperity throughout the Year of the Horse.
Your behavior is packed with data that can be utilized to maximize your digital security. IBM researchers are looking at the unique behaviors of individuals to develop the next generation of privacy and protection. They predict that in five years, a “digital guardian” will protect you online. As a result, security will no longer be dependent on vulnerable modes of protection like passwords, but will be automatic and made stronger through us just being us. Check out the video here.
Illustration and animation by Brent Clouse.
In the future will there be a “Digital Guardian?”
If life is like Facebook, then each day has a new page to like, with adventures to tell, lessons to learn and good deeds to remember. #socialirony
For the moments in your life that you want to share on Instagram, but only to a small group of people. Instagram Direct
@Cabela’s introduces ColorPhase Technology - Camouflage that changes color. The World’s Foremost Outfitter has developed a color-changing camouflage material which changes due to temperature, thus adjusting to seasonal difference. A must-have holiday gift for the avid hunter. For the entire story click the link http://ow.ly/290gg9
The debate - Unfriend or Unfollow? It’s happening on Facebook. After a long wait, you will soon be able to unfollow friends whose updates you’d like to remove from your newsfeed. The new feature will replace the “Hide All” button, freeing your Facebook newsfeed of the unwanted or meaningless rants by your friends. The “Unfollow Button” will be available to desktop users in the coming weeks and on Facebook’s mobile apps for iOS and Android next year.
Organizing custom timelines surrounding specific events on Twitter? Now you can.
Full story available at Mashable. http://ow.ly/27cVB4
Every November the #Movember movement is responsible for the growth of millions of mustaches around the globe. Through the power of the stache, necessary funds and awareness is raised to help combat prostate and testicular cancer.
Since 2005, every year on October 29 the world celebrates International Internet Day. A significant day in the history of telecommunications and technology, because after all, the Internet and social media has made everyone’s life so much easier. #socialirony