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Valene Ferguson is victorious

I was lucky enough to briefly interview Valene Ferguson. Valene Ferguson is admin of a group titled Eskom Loadshedding Updates Full Name: Valene FC Ferguson Age : 20 Lives : Mitchell’s Plain , Cape Town Employed : No as will be studying soon Facebook : Valene Ferguson Why did you create a group , provide eskom updates , if you do not get paid ? Her response: I decided to feed a demand I saw arising. Eskom gave people charts but didn’t explain them clearly enough ,and people need to go constantly online to see which stage it is …
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Just RICAed …

Have you just gone out and bought yourself a PREPAID SIM-card for your mobile device ? Well once you have RICAed that simcard, but you are UNSURE of what the cell-number is for that simcard, here’s a guide: VODACOM: dial *111*501# MTN : dial *123*888# CELL C : dial #177177# 8TA : dial #1#


No to Programming Errors

Today, I thought that I would create a Linkedin profile. I was about to add people I know. I selected 2 blocks of the people that were suggested to me as connections. As I clicked SUBMIT, I was told that I sent 125 invitations. THIS IS A PROGRAMMING ERROR. I notified linked support as I created a support ticket, then I noticed random emails in my inbox. The damage was being done as I waited for support to get back to me. Clearly 125 invitations were being sent out to people that I did not know only to find abusive
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Hero Cat Saves Boy

I love animals. But I love cats more… A cat by the name of Tara, in Bakersfield, California, came to the rescue of a vicious dog attack. The dog belonged to one of the neighbours randomly attacked a 4-year-old boy, Jeremy Triantafilo as he is playing on his bike in the driveway. Jeremy had to have stiches, but the attack could have been far worse. The neighbour’s dog had to be euthanised.


Dangers of accepting anyone as a friend on facebook

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Dangers of allowing randoms to add you as a friend on facebook Some people think it is cool to have as many `friends’ as they can to seem popular on social-media. There are quite a few dangers to allowing randoms that you do not actually know in reality: 1) IDENTITY THEFT They can save all of your photos, date of birth, all the personal details that make you , you and create a new profile under a different name. 2) STALKING Many people that use a smart-phone to access facebook , use the Check-in feature to show where they are
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Impersonation

Just thought I would let you know that I did report that profile that tried to impersonate me on facebook. This is the result. Yes, it does seem to be a WIN for now … but I will be checking randomly to see if more profiles on socialmedia appear and take action accordingly. Always be on the lookout if you too have been impersonated by some random somewhere in this world …


Identity Theft


How to spot a FAKE PROFILE on facebook

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Well ever since I lost my facebook profile (the one where I had 4000 people) , random profiles of me popped up either using my full name or some other name. So I have decided to blog about how to spot a fake profile on facebook so that you can be aware of whether to accept that `new friend request’ from someone that you `think’ you may know. 1) Look for status updates,wall posts and comments.If the user hasn’t updated a status for quite a long time and hasn’t been involved in any wall posting or commenting of other statuses,it
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Adding people scenario on facebook

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Some people like to only stay connected to those that they actually know in reality. Others may want to meet new people and make new friendships or something else. When you add someone (and you have been adding a few people) , you will get the following warning from facebook… Even if you know the person, that person may not accept your friend request and you could get blocked. So here are 2 links that you should keep track of: WHO DID YOU SEND FRIEND REQUESTS TO Who I sent friend requests to ? If the person that you have
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Report Copyright Infringement

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The fastest and easiest way to submit a claim of copyright infringement to facebook is to use their online form. It may be required by law that you include the following information: Your complete contact information (full name, mailing address, and phone number). Please note that we may provide your contact information and/or the contents of your report to the person who posted the content you are reporting. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed. A description of the content on our site that you claim infringes your copyright. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us
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