Enter the dark side with Helena Bonham Carter, the Bellatrix Lestrange chick in the Harry Potter flicks. Bellatrix explains editiovultus phobic (fear of Facebook)
Imagine that Voldemort's powerful now. You don't know who his supporters are, you don't know who's working for him and who isn't; you know he can control people so that they do terrible things without being able stop themselves. You're scared for yourself, and your family, and your friends. Every week, news comes of more deaths, more disappearances, more torturing … The Ministry of Magic's in disarray, they don't know what to do, they're trying to keep everything hidden from the Muggles, but meanwhile, Muggles are dying too. Terror everywhere … panic … confusion …
Vogue UK’s July 2013 issue, because I find her hot…
and that scares me more than her witchcraft.
Early Saturday night I was enjoying a few cups (BWI - Blogging While Intoxicated) while wearing a tinfoil hat. I then proceeded to break social media rule number one and social media rule number two.
I posted on Facebook - Alphabet Soup Honey Trap.
Woke up this morning and learned that it WORKED
Here is the meat of the post
(project στεγανός γράφειν)
Whomever you are, NSA Dude reading my blog, know that I'm on your side. I'm trying hard to keep you smiling! Someday, I hope, we can sit back and laugh about all the fun we had with the picric acid, silver nitrite, mercury fulminate, tetryl and nitrocellulose -- TATP (Mother of Satan)stuff
I received a blogger hit spike at the same time that I built this Facebook post - Blogger stats did not indicate where the hits came from or what posts received the hits
As usual, the rule 5 posts contains links to numerous pics of pretty girls and lovely women, often scantily clad or entirely unclad; these may be NSFW or just irritating to the wife/girlfriend/whatever.
Blackmailers Don't Shoot asks, Hell, why not use Rule 5 as a slump buster?
Proof Positive's Best of the Web
NSFW Fred Dude, Superstar of groovy blogging
Rowling shared her latest Pottermore story. Written in the voice of the fictional Daily Prophet's gossip correspondent Rita Skeeter, this post centers around the reunion of Harry Potter and his friends at the Quidditch World Cup Finals.
Over the last year, through the revelations of Ed Snowden and independent reporting by others, we've learned more and more about the National Security Agency's spying programs. Indeed, there have now been so many revelations that it can be hard to keep them straight. So here's a handy guide to the most significant ways the NSA spies on people in the United States and around the world.
Hey Folks, This is BRILLIANT! Live-tweeted the first Harry Potter film
Short Attention Span Theater brought to you by Odysseus
Renowned Climate Scientist Predicts End of Curvaceous Women
Collection of Emma Watson GIFs
Sexy NSA Commercial With Sasha Grey
05 July 14, Washington Post (everybody is linking)- NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are
Significant Holes Emerge in The Washington Post’s NSA Story After It’s Too Late
The Edward Snowden story has been use to sell fear in the blogosphere. Most of the stuff that has been posted is misinformation.
A good example of selling fear; Has Facebook become too important to our society to be left in the hands of Facebook?
These girls are product of their environment?
This newscast was not prompted or scripted.
"And truth be told, in the town where Dana grew up, all the people spent a big part of their time rebuilding churches which had been blown apart by the last tornado. The rest of their time they spent in church, on their knees, praying that they would not be blown apart by the next one." OUTSTANDING blog post created by Katy, the parthenogenetic unit
New retro / vintage site : Flashbak is a collection of thousands of wonderful pictures, stories, letters, sounds and movies from across the past, with one aim - to make the past come alive.
Psst! Look Bullwinkle! It's a secret message!
"There are no secrets on the internet"
Social Media concept : The words privacy and social media does not belong in the same sentence. ie "I posted a private message on Facebook but I only wanted my friends/family to view it. However, I forgot my boss is on my friends list..."
A Tinder account for Edward Snowden
Data mining is too cheap and easy. It's only going to become more wide spread.
Who will win the Hashtag World Cup? During the matches, we're tracking the hashtags for each team. From kickoff to final whistle, the team’s social activity will be shown in real time
93% OF MARKETERS USE SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS
That means there are lots of people out there getting involved and managing a social media strategy. It’s becoming more common to include social media as part of an overall marketing budget or strategy
Dark Roasted Blend's happy links
Digital records of behavior, Facebook Likes, can be used to automatically and accurately predict a range of highly sensitive personal attributes including: sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious and political views, personality traits, intelligence, happiness, use of addictive substances, parental separation, age, and gender.
Internet vigilantism and honey traps are on the rise. So far, digital avengers have more or less limited their activities to shaming and exposing pedophiles, con men and giant douchebags. However, one can easily see a future where the moral-minded folks dish their harsh citizen justice out on anyone who steps outside the tight parameters of their idea of acceptable behavior.
It’s the work of a young artist named Pansak Sakpiboonrat out of Rayong, Thailand. I think it’s OUTSTANDING (Hat Tip)
Call Girl, Alix Tichelman, Accused With Death of Google Exec Wrote Facebook Post About Killing Sprees
Actions by nation-states to maintain security and political control will lead to more blocking, filtering, segmentation, and balkanization of the Internet.
Trust will evaporate in the wake of revelations about government and corporate surveillance and likely greater surveillance in the future.
Commercial pressures affecting everything from Internet architecture to the flow of information will endanger the open structure of online life.