Why I don’t use Facebook #twitter #facebook #socialmedia

Twitter Let’s start with a do… I do use Twitter. I use Twitter as a newspaper. It’s not meant to connect with me with friends or family (although I do follow friends), it is my daily read. I don’t have to pop down the road to the newsagents, I simply …

Who uses social media? #socialmedia #twitter #facebook #parents #security

Head over to ofcom for a series of useful stats on social media usage and just general internet use. There is a whole section on online security which is a useful read. There is also a Parents guide on buying a mobile phone or tablet for your child. This report …

Social Media, Photos and Copyright

The Daily Telegraph (not my usual read!), published an article that drew my attention. It was actually written in January 2013 but I cannot find any reason to doubt things have changed. It was titled, “Facebook terms and conditions: why you don’t own your online life“. I have been concerned …

Raspberry Pi Twitter Candy Bot #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

This is a great tutorial from Instructables Raspberry Pi Twitter Candy Bot. The idea is that if anybody tweets a hashtag of your choice you get candy! Materials needed Raspberry Pi (If this is your first time you may also need monitor, keyboard, and mouse) Servo WiFi Adapter or Ethernet …

Social Networks are a waste of time

Well they are. They can suck and suck and your time disappears down a vortex never to return! I avoid Facebook as much as I can. I like Twitter. It basically displays content I want to read. LinkedIn I visit once or twice a week. After that I never really …