A Facebook Like

Facebook was the key to the entire campaign, Wigmore explained. A Facebook ‘like’, he said, was their most “potent weapon”. “Because using artificial intelligence, as we did, tells you all sorts of things about that individual and how to convince them with what sort of advert.

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Microcast 5: Choices

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Some thoughts about making choices about the software and systems you use, they may have hidden positives or negatives.

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    The Loudest Voices

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    A classroom, like any other social group will have popular pupils, the ones who get heard most by other pupils. I guess a teachers job is to encourage participation for all learners.

    We have to think if software companies are the best people to curate our information.…

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    Reading List: Facebook

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    This is a experiment, I’ve generated a list of my recent (last 6 weeks) Pinboard: bookmarks tagged ‘facebook’ and post them below.

    This will hopefully be a useful reference for me and perhaps others.

    I’ve been thinking about Facebook quite a bit recently.…

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    Romance Scams Continue And I Really Need Your Help

    If you follow me closely, you know that I’ve been discussing romance scams (also known as “catfishing”) for several years now. In short, a romance scam is where criminals will harvest photos from social media and dating site profiles and then use these photos to set up fake profiles on these same sites to enter into online relationships with individuals for the purpose of defrauding victims out of money.…

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    Facebook’s Identity Authentication Is Broken

    You may have read my previous posts about scammers using my personal photos to construct fake identities for the purpose of entering into online romantic relationships with women and defrauding them out of money or goods. If not, here’s the original post which outlines the problem and here is the followup.…

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    Cool New Learning Management System Alert: My Big Campus

    So I get an email from a member of the district’s IT department about a workshop at the educational technology conference a group of us will be attending together. We are wanting to move towards using My Big Campus as Learning Management System next year.…

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    How Dr. Sabita Persaud Uses Social Media to Enable Authentic, Relevant Learning

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    The open platforms of social media connect students to field experts, increase student-to-student interaction, and for one instructor, faciliate real-life scenarios that weave course topics and conversations into student’s everyday lives, enabling authentic, anytime-anywhere learning.
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    Connecting Professionally

    You may have noticed something new at the top right of this page.  I have added a link to my arsenal of connections with my professional world.  Yep!  I added a Facebook page! Now that I’ve done this, I have to update my Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube links to reflect this new way to connect […]

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