10 Ways Social Media Is Changing Our Lives

Social media is a force, a huge force and the wave is only just beginning. From Facebook, to Twitter there are millions of people across the world speaking to each other in a way that couldn’t have been contemplated 10 years ago.

The world is a social place, and the world has just reduced in size due to video, internet, mobile phones, and social media.

I am an excited proponent of social media and I have only scratched the surface of what is possible at the moment.

Here are 10 ways I think social media is changing the world.

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You Aren’t Using Internet Explorer 6, Right?

Every day, you might browse the web without thinking about which browser you are using, or which version you have installed, but with another Zero-Day exploit for Internet Explorer out in the wild, it might be time to reconsider.

The response thus far by security experts has been: “Internet Explorer users should ensure their antivirus definitions are up to date, disable JavaScript and only visit Web sites they trust until fixes are available from Microsoft.” (via Symantec)

Really the response should be, “You aren’t still using old versions of Internet Explorer, are you?” This article will go over some choices you have, and hopefully, despite your attachment to whatever browser you may be using, you’ll keep an open mind. [Read more...]