Facebook is to merge together WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger even though they said they’d never do this.
Should we be excited by this convergence or trembling with fear as Facebook’s creeping dominance tries to take over the planet?
It’s nice to have all your messaging in one place is it not? Well, maybe in theory, but then it’s probably nicer to have different apps for communicating with different groups or people.
Unfortunately, Facebook is in your face trying to rule the world. I’m looking forward to the day of its sad decline which will inevitably come, but will be taken over by some other behemoth technical giant. Its currently the way of tbe world…
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Chain quick links: A guide to easy connection. A great way to keep your bike moving if your chain breaks. Keep some on you when you ride and you’ll keep riding. #bike #cycling https://buff.ly/2DKWN2g
Is the Ten Year Challenge a Facebook scam??? Well even if it isn’t, think about it before you get dragged into to any faddish craze. There’ll always be someone out there wanting to take advantage of it. Best to let it just wash over you is my advice! #infosec https://buff.ly/2RDT6nL
Apple hardware priced so high that no one wants to buy it? Why would you want to buy it anyway?! It’s always been overpriced and I really don’t know how they’ve got away with it for so long. #Apple #Technology https://buff.ly/2W23WCJ
The internet transport company Uber is planning self drive bikes. Very nice, but is that really necessary? There’s technology and there’s technology for the sake of technology. The later is becoming more and more prevalent. #bike #Technology https://buff.ly/2CBoucb
There’s a 773 million-record breach list containing plaintext passwords doing the rounds on the internet. That’s an eye-watering amount of people and their lives now exposed and vulnerable. #scary #infosec https://buff.ly/2FEmBi1
Are you an MGIF? A driver who must get in front of a cyclist no matter what, displaying zero levels of patience in the process and often getting stuck on the wrong side of the road. Stop it please. #MGIF #bike https://buff.ly/2QQThHc
Nike’s phone-controlled self-lacing trainers. Proof beyond the all reasonable doubt that the modern world is stark staring swivel-eyed bonkers. #nike #Technology https://buff.ly/2VV32Ib
Should you disable #WordPress trackbacks and pingbacks? Its probably not something that troubles you on a day-to-day basis, but if you have your own WordPress website, you’ve thought about and felt baffled I guarantee it! #infosec https://buff.ly/2TItv9Q
The five best work keyboards. Help for those with sore wrists, one of these could be a wrist saving miracle cure. Well, you never know… #Technology https://buff.ly/2Fm5NfD