Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

The Psychology of Farmville

Posted: July 20, 2010 at 2:37 am by

According to FOX 61 in Tennessee, councilman Dimitar Kerin was voted out of his position for playing Farmville during meetings. He argued other members on the council played Farmville as well, so much so he had to play during meetings to match them. In the UK, a 12 year-old boy racked up £905 in FarmVille debt. During the period between Jun 19th and July 9th, an average of 63.3 million users played Farmville, making Farmville the most played online game in the world. What makes Farmville so addictive? How can a simple flash based game cause someone to loose their jobs, or spend hundreds of dollars?

Facebook Privacy Scanner

Posted: May 17, 2010 at 6:39 pm by

With all the insanity lately over Facebook’s Privacy changes, many are looking for ways to limit the information visible to the world. Besides cancelling your account, there is another method to make sure the information you are sharing with the world is limited. has developed a tool called Reclaim Privacy which scans your facebook account for security holes.