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ArchiveMarch 2011

App tabs disappearing in HTTPS-Only mode

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You may have heard the buzz a little while back about how Facebook now allows users to select “HTTPS-Only” mode which forced Facebook to run over SSL. This is good news for users, but has a pretty big impact on developers, some of which I mentioned here. We knew that users would see a warning if they try to access your non-SSL canvas app and they’re in HTTPS-Only mode, but...

QR Codes: Trendy Marketing and Pwning Tool

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I’ve been out at SXSW for the past few days, and QR codes abound. Every telephone pole is papered with them, people walking on the street have QR codes on their shirts, with clever text below it prompting you to scan them. I’m a big fan of the idea of QR codes – the ability to store text and even binary data in something that is small and portable is a great concept. However...

Know Your Social Media Scams & Rogue Apps

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As the number of scams and malware threats increase on Facebook and Twitter, it can be hard to keep track of what’s legitimate and what’s not anymore in a way that is in plain-English for non-techies, who are arguably the ones who need this information the most.

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