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80 Deeply Personal Things That Facebook Knows About You Right Now

NOT every social media user cares about privacy in the same way. If you’ve grown up in the age of informationsharing, some of the stuff on this list may not even make you blink. If you’re a few years older, you may understand the implications of sharing this type of info, but have probably decided you’ll reluctantly give up some of your privacy so you can keep the illusion of connection with old high school friends, share too many pictures of your kids, keep up with the latest cat memes and play Candy Crush all day.

But how much is too much? Facebook may be free, but by participating in the social network, you are giving Mark Zuckerberg and his crew valuable information that then can be used to target and profile you for online ads, filter content you may be interested in and eventually give you real-time info based on who you are, what you like and what you might be interested to buy as you stroll around town and check into Facebook with your friends.

While nothing on this list may make you quit Facebook, use it as an opportunity to think about what information you share on the web and what it can be used for.

 

100 Awesome iPad Apps

WHILE the debate about what operating system and tablet you should choose never seems to end, people tend to want to work within a familiar environment. If your phone or laptop are made by Apple, chances are you will feel most comfortable using the company’s user interface and tablet. That doesn’t mean that Android or Windows users will be lost in Apple’s UI, but most of the iPads these days are being sold to people who already have Apple products.

If you are new to the tablet game or just want to get the most out of your iPad, digitaltrends.com lays out 100 awesome apps you should look into. From entertainment and security to social media and communication, this comprehensive list is a good place to explore what apps you should be using.

 

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Download of the Week: Vampires —- Not Waiting ‘till Fall

SET to release a much-anticipated four-song EP this weekend — a followup to their critically acclaimed debut — local noise-rock duo Vampires recorded Every Kind of Light during a whirlwind session at UMFM 101.5’s recording studio. Singer/guitarist David Dobbs and drummer Matthew Powers are ramping up activity in the band again, hoping to kick-start the momentum they had coming off their first record. They’ll play a release show Saturday, May 31, at Dead Lobster, along with the Party Dress and the Zags. Admission is $8 at the door or $15 with a cassette and download card for the EP.

 

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Video of the Week: Banksy —Webby Awards

PROVOCATIVE British street artist Banksy was recently honoured as the Person of the Year at the 18th annual Webby Awards. Banksy submitted this short video, which chronicles his unauthorized month-long residency last year in the streets of New York, to be played at the ceremony.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 29, 2014 C16

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Updated on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 10:56 AM CDT: Updates Vampires link

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