Facebook Upgrades Photo Viewing, Sharing

Continuing the super-sizing of photos that began with the introduction of Timeline last year, Facebook on Monday enhanced image-viewing on the platform. Now, when you click Photos at the top of your Timeline, you’ll be presented with larger pics that fill up the page. Presenting a page full of images will in theory make it easier to … Read more

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8 Ways to Improve Your Site Over the Weekend

Everybody may be working for the weekend, but if you run a website, you already know that you’re almost always working on the weekend, as well. In fact, most of the work of the everyday Web professional has to do with tweaking, analyzing, and generally optimizing the performance of their site(s), which can take up … Read more

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Mobile ads can hijack your phone and steal your contacts

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Those pesky pop-up ads  from the ’90s are back, but this time they’re holding your smartphone hostage. Tens of thousands of smartphone apps are running ads from rogue advertising networks that change smartphone settings and take contact information without permission, according to a new study released Monday Aggressive ad networks can disguise ads … Read more

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Facebook Groups Start Showing Exactly Who Saw Each Post

No need to wonder if your family saw that reminder about dinner or if co-workers noticed you uploaded a Powerpoint, as Facebook Groups will soon display a count and a list of names of who saw each post. The feature is rolling out to English-language groups starting now. These “read receipts” is a feature Facebook recently added to … Read more

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Will Your Internet Work on Monday? How to Check for DNS Malware

A nasty piece of malware called DNSChanger will kick thousands of Mac and PC users off the Internet on Monday, and there’s a chance you could be one of them. The FBI is shutting down domains that have been affected by the DNSChanger malware, which has been circulating the web since as far back as … Read more