Tag Archives for Cross-platform software

Scammers Scam Gmail Scam Filters

This amused me. A scam message got through Gmail’s eagle-eyed scam filters telling me to update my account details. That’s not unusual. But was it because the scammers added their own assurance that they had already done the filtering? It … Continue reading

14. November 2011 by jeremy
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The Gmail Phish: Why Publicize, and Why Now?

This Google Gmail phishing case has gotten quite a bit of attention, so I thought I’d throw in my two cents’ worth. (These are notes I collated for a segment I did for Al Jazeera earlier today. I didn’t do … Continue reading

02. June 2011 by jeremy
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Facebook Messaging Fail

Is it me or does Facebook messaging suck? I thought they were hoping to turn it into something special, a Gmail killer, but every time I look for an old message I get the above.

07. April 2011 by jeremy
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New in Gmail Labs: Smart Labels

New in Gmail Labs: Smart Labels Wednesday, March 09, 2011 | 10:00 AM Posted by Stanley Chen, Software Engineer People get a lot of email these days. On top of personal messages, there are group mailing lists, social network notifications, … Continue reading

10. March 2011 by jeremy
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Google’s Missteps

By Jeremy Wagstaff This one needed some correcting, for which apologies, and also, unsurprisingly, attracted some opprobrium. It’s Google Notebook, not Notes, and Jaiku’s founders are Finnish, not Swedish. I’m a big fan of Google. A big fan. But I’ve … Continue reading

26. August 2010 by jeremy
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The Proud Legacy of the New Web

My weekly column for the Loose Wire Servce. A few things I had to do this week brought me to the same conclusion: Companies that don’t get simplicity are struggling. First off, I have been writing a paper on social … Continue reading

24. August 2010 by jeremy
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Into the Light

Part of my job is explaining the world of new/social media to old media veterans. It’s not easy, either because they’re very resistant to change, or because they tend to see the changes  being wrought on their industry as somehow … Continue reading

24. May 2009 by jeremy
Categories: Innovation, Internet life, Media, Non-tech | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Making Networks Do the Work

I don’t get overly excited about plug-ins but I think Xoopit may have shifted us into a new gear. As part of a course I teach on journalist tools I do a demo of Gmail. I talk about it being … Continue reading

26. February 2009 by jeremy
Categories: Email, Internet life, Networks | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Facebook Scams: Not Out of the Woods

Facebook may have just won a theoretical warchest from a spammer, but it’s not put its house in order when it comes to scams. Indeed, I suspect they’re getting worse. Now you can get infected without even having to visit … Continue reading

28. November 2008 by jeremy
Categories: Malware, Networks, Scams, Security, Spam | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

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