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The 7 deadly sins of the internet that tempt and trick you into buying things you just don’t want

Posted by MichaelStrelitz

More than 1 in 10 top websites incorporate devious user interfaces to manipulate people into doing things against their intentions.  The scale and extent of this abuse has been forcefully revealed. Seven university computer scientists (6 from Princeton / 1 from Chicago) have meticulously analysed over 11,000 top websites ranked by Amazon’s Alexa service. They […]

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Facebook is at it again!

Posted by MichaelStrelitz

You have probably read that Facebook plans to integrate its messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. At the moment WhatsApp and Instagram users are identified by their phone numbers while Facebook users sign up with other information. Bringing the three applications together would give Facebook the ability to greatly expand its already detailed […]

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