Facebook Terms & Policy Update – What does it mean for your data?

Facebook Privacy Basics

If you have a Facebook account you may have noticed a little icon pop up in the top right of your account making you aware about the latest Facebook terms and policy changes.  Most people tend to ignore these small changes but it is always worth noting how recent changes affect who owns your data. The … Continue reading Facebook Terms & Policy Update – What does it mean for your data?

Second #FacebookDown Outage In Recent Weeks – Is Your Data Safe?

Last night the users of a social network were once again separated from the content they'd created and the conversations they'd had, after another outage restricted access to the site. The #FacebookDown hashtag spread across other social networks after users were subjected to the second Facebook outage within a few weeks. It wasn't an overwhelmingly long … Continue reading Second #FacebookDown Outage In Recent Weeks – Is Your Data Safe?

Facebook Outages – Can You Access Your Content In An Emergency?

At the end of last week some Facebook users were unable to log in to the social network, instead encountering the following error message: It didn't appear to be a complete outage, as the issue only affected some users. However, as Facebook is increasingly used as an online ID to log in to more and … Continue reading Facebook Outages – Can You Access Your Content In An Emergency?

Instagram Outage – How To Download And View Your Photos Offline

Photo sharing site Instagram experienced a period of downtime over the weekend that manifested itself by the app being in a perpetual period of loading the feed, but to no avail. Somewhat predictably, users vented their cynicism and ire on other social platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, the latter of course being the owner … Continue reading Instagram Outage – How To Download And View Your Photos Offline

Lessons To Be Learned From Turkey’s Twitter Shutdown

One of the problems inherent with social networks is also the one of the biggest reasons that we use them - because other people use these networks. The likes of Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and the others wouldn't be half as much fun if you couldn't connect and converse with other users, or if there was no one else to like … Continue reading Lessons To Be Learned From Turkey’s Twitter Shutdown

Facebook Messages & Twitter Experience Downtime – How To Protect Your Content

In the last few days there have been reports of outages affecting Facebook Messages and Twitter. Both services seem to be running smoothly again now, but at the time when they were unavailable there must have been a large number of people who wondered what was going to happen to their data. It's easy for … Continue reading Facebook Messages & Twitter Experience Downtime – How To Protect Your Content