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Facebook Security Breach: Whether you have time to play FarmVille on Facebook or not, be aware that Facebook security and privacy was recently compromised when certain Facebook applications leaked user information. To read more about this story, check out Mashable.com http://mashable.com/2010/10/18/facebook-apps-leak-user-info/
Google emphasizes search with location based information:
“This feature automatically detects your current location and tailors search results based on that. For example, searches for “pizza” or “gyms” will provide local business results near your location, which tend to be a lot more relevant than a Wikipedia article on everybody’s favorite cheesy snack”. http://mashable.com/2010/10/18/google-location-search/
Oddcast, a social media company that creates breakthrough participation marketing campaigns, recently launched, Be Inspired via Office Max. This interactive Facebook application creates a video about you to share with whomever you want. It’s fun and easy to create a Be Inspired video about yourself.