Tag: Facebook

Xtra-ordinary lack of customer service

If Xtra is your ISP, or if you’ve been on Trade Me, you are probably aware of the problems currently being experienced by Xtra’s customers: no international traffic. No facebook, no offshore news websites, no eBay (if that’s your thing)…

Facebook’s big announcement

Are we all excited about Facebook’s new messaging and email system? Yes, sure … I’m prepared to trust my emails with a company that’s already shown total contempt for the privacy of its users. What could possibly go wrong …

Facebook likes likers but maybe not fans

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) It’s warm fuzzies all around at Facebook as the powers-that-be move to make a wee terminology change on the social networking site. Right now, if you find a branded page…

Some changes work, others get slammed

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) Social networking is just getting bigger and (sometimes) better as more of us embrace its many wonders. We’ve given it a wee hug of our own here at The Southland…

How to win friends and stalk people

Poor ol’ Bill Gates, he had to give up on Facebook because too many people wanted to be his friend. Actually, that’s what I find a wee bit creepy about Facebook, the “friends”. I mean really, total strangers want to…