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You’d think an increase in children aged 10-12 years old using social media sites like Facebook would be a news flash to their parents – but the exact opposite is true. Turns out, the parents are allowing, and even assisting, their kids in cheating Facebook’s age restrictions (Facebook requires users to be at least 13 years old).
The full read is here.
In the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death, a plethora of links have popped up on social networking sites like Facebook claiming to lead to photos or videos of the terrorist’s demise. But these posts are actually malware, spyware, and viruses that can harm your computer. How much harm could be done?
Attorney David Seltzer, a specialist in cyber crime, chatted about it on “The Ralphie Radio Show.” Visit David’s site here.
Many thought Blake Griffin’s dunk over a Kia this past weekend at the NBA Slam Dunk Contest was amazing. Count former player and current commentator Charles Barkley in the minority.
Turr-ble. Just turr-ble. Almost as bad as this animal beatboxing video, which is currently one of the most played videos in Australia.
But perhaps worse of all, this man’s story…
Would you give up your Facebook password for a job?
Mashable reports that The National Labor Relations Board and Dawnmarie Souza agreed to end a lawsuit over Souzas firing, which occurred after she made some derogatory remarks about her employers on Facebook. Attorney Robin Bond, who specializes in labor law, clarified on “The Ralphie Radio Show” that employers can still fire employees over comments made through social networking sites.
Visit Robin’s site here.
Deadmau5 was careful not to “call The Black Eyed Peas out” – but used a number of descriptions and graphics on Facebook to compare the snare and kick of “The Time” with a remix he produced of Medina’s “You and I.”
The DJ didn’t look at the two tracks until fans on Twitter asked about the similarities. Deadmau5, real name Joel Zimmerman, posted graphics of the snare and kick graphics to his Facebook page, with his track as the top wavelength and “The Time” on the bottom.
This comes as The Peas ready to release The Beginning, which hits stores Tuesday.
Deadmau5 added that he enjoys “the minimal bit of the tune” and considers this case interesting given that it is another example of sampling use within electronic music, something that the producer claims is not only prevalent, but welcomed.
Life & Style Weekly reports in the magazine’s latest edition that the hurling of racial and derragatory slurs on Facebook isn’t just limited to Sarah Palin’s children, but also their boyfriends. Juliet Izon talked about the drama on “The Ralphie Radio Show.”
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