It only took 80 years to get here…

There it is. The magic phrase. “It is believed that Bowers acted alone.” Found it here, on Pittsburgh’s CBS Local website: 11 Dead, Several Others Shot At Pittsburgh Synagogue So, lone wolf narrative is it? I call… Bullshit. BULLSHIT! B U L L S H I T ! ! ! The word’s right here: Heavy.com’s quick Read More …

Connecting the Dots, Part 8…

When you were a kid, did you ever read Dr. Seuss’ book The Sneetches and Other Stories? You know the one I’m talking about.

Locking Down Facebook…

The following four articles led to this note. Please read them in order (but watch out for the AUTO LAUNCH VIDEO in the first link): 1. CBS News: Facebook knew of illicit user profile harvesting for 2 years, never acted 2. Reuters: Republican lawmakers concerned by Facebook data leak 3. The Guardian: How to protect Read More …

Can you vilify Hillary Clinton without being called sexist? Signs point to no…

A friend posited the following on her FB page (paraphrased here). “It seems that Hillary is attacked due to gender-based perceptions: She’s cold, manipulative, sneaky, can’t be trusted, and so on. Very few people are speaking about the actual issues. Foreign policy? Hillary has laid out a comprehensive set of goals and stances. Trump said that generals Read More …

Stop sharing Photos on Facebook, unless you uploaded it yourself or you trust the source. Seriously.

[This needs to be a note, and so here it is. Feel free to share this. I’m not out to grab your personal data.] For the love of ALL THAT’S HOLY, would you please click the link of the profile page for the person who posted the picture you’re sharing? Please? Because if you don’t Read More …

Facebook Custom Lists – How they work and how to create them, not necessarily in that order.

We all agree that Facebook’s News Feed sucks. Neither the Top Stories nor Most Recent settings will get you everyone you might want to track, because NOBODY understands how their algorithm works (the magic that selects whose posts show up on top or at all in the feed). And with over 675 Friends in my Read More …

Annoyed by FB Game/App Invites? Block them!

So, yo. Handy FB tip for reducing irritation (yours and mine). Got folks who use Apps? See invites from said folks? Still like them but don’t like the invites? Do something about it, because those apps are designed to share themselves around, kind of like herpes, and the sharing isn’t necessarily something they can control. Read More …

Facebook’s Latest and Greatest? Oh I don’t know about that…

Wow, Facebook. Just snuck that right in there, while nobody was paying attention, huh? Hello, Facebook Friend. Guess what? All that time you might have taken to indicate that you don’t want to see comments or likes, all the extra effort you took so that you could stop seeing photos, all that extra time it Read More …