Study: On Facebook and Twitter your privacy is at risk — even if you don’t have an account (EurekAlert)

EurekAlert: Study: On Facebook and Twitter your privacy is at risk — even if you don’t have an account . “Individual choice has long been considered a bedrock principle of online privacy. If you don’t want to be on Facebook, you can leave or not sign up in the first place. Then your behavior will be your own private business, right? The new study presents powerful evidence that the answer to that question is no.”

CNET: Russia opens civil case against Facebook, Twitter over data laws

CNET: Russia opens civil case against Facebook, Twitter over data laws. “Russia’s telecom regulator on Monday opened a civil case against Facebook and Twitter over their alleged failure to explain how they’ll comply with data laws. Roskomnadzor wants to know how and when the social media sites will comply with legislation requiring all servers that store Russians’ personal data to be located in the country, it confirmed in an emailed statement.”

Futuris: archiving popular dissent against communism (Euronews)

Euronews: Futuris: archiving popular dissent against communism. “A new European research project is working to preserve historical material related to cultural resistance from the communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe. But how are they achieving that?”

TechCrunch: Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield

TechCrunch: Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield . “Gather a mob and Facebook will now let you make political demands. Tomorrow [Monday, January 21] Facebook will encounter a slew of fresh complexities with the launch of Community Actions, its News Feed petition feature. Community Actions could unite neighbors to request change from their local and national elected officials and government agencies. But it could also provide vocal interest groups a bully pulpit from which to pressure politicians and bureaucrats with their fringe agendas.”

MakeTechEasier: 10 of the Best Google Slides Add-ons to Create An Impressive Presentation

MakeTechEasier: 10 of the Best Google Slides Add-ons to Create An Impressive Presentation. “Imagine that you have to give a presentation that will determine your future career path. If you do well, the bosses are impressed, but if it flops, well, that’s a problem. You decide to use Google Slides because you know that no matter what happens you’ll be able to access the file anywhere. To make the most impressive presentation possible, some of these add-ons for Slides can accomplish that, or they may just save you time that you can put to better use. Here are some add-ons you may find helpful depending on what your needs are for your presentations.”