Popular social media management system Buffer has confirmed that they’ve been compromised, with weight-loss SPAM being sent from customer Twitter and Facebook accounts. Here’s what you need to do to keep your accounts (and potentially your customer accounts) safe.
Facebook rolled out their new Timeline for fan pages about a week or so ago, and you’ve got less than a month to transition your fan pages over before Timeline goes live for all fan pages on March 30, 2012.
Whatever your feelings on Facebook, it’s pretty clear that it’s here to stay. If your company or organization has considered running a promotional Facebook contest, this is crash course in detecting fraud because if your prize is worth anything to anyone, you will encounter fraud, without exception.
A new scam has come to our attention, one that’s a new take on an old trick in Facebook. Scammers are adding users as page administrators on a page that’s got a poisoned IFRAME set as the default tab.
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.
In an article posted today on the Facebook Developer Blog, Facebook announced that they would be offering users the option to switch their Facebook experience to HTTPS-only, which would force all Facebook page loads to be routed over SSL.
So I tried out RockMelt earlier this week, not because I feel that we need another web browser out in the wild, but because this is what I do for a living, it’s important for me to know what’s going on, and more specifically, if it’s going to break my shit.
I spend a lot of time talking complaining about Facebook, and warning people about Facebook’s less-than-ethical privacy changes over the past year. While turning off the API altogether probably isn’t for everyone, it is possible.
Good news, everyone! My compulsive need to make websites and write content has struck again, this time resulting in my new site, FBMHell.Com, which I hope will evolve into a great resource for Facebook developers, whether you’re an app developer or fan page designer.
You’re gonna love this. And by love I mean be filled with rage. I started receiving emails from people today, frustrated that they could no longer set a specific tab as their default landing tab in Facebook. Everyone assumed it was a bug. It’s not.