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Geek Smack! 223: is Hulu Changing their Service? [Video Podcast]

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Two weeks of solid travel, I have a week off, then another round of events. Only problem – my Macbook Pro drive died. Today, a friend comes back from South Africa as a married man. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the audio version  Subscribe: Feedburner – Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher You can catch me on Twitter –  Facebook Group – About.Me – Google Plus Day in Tech History – Geekazine Special Media Feed – iPad365 Geek Smack! Tech News:  Facebook Adds Organ Donor Question – Will you let Facebook know you are an Organ donor? Google Wardriving – We may need new laws for data collection Delta Strikes Oil – Will the purchase of their own oil refinery reduce the price of a plane ticket? Next Generation Macbook Pro – Might be getting rid of the optical drive altogether Skype IP Leak – A tool can pull your IP address. DIGG Dugg? – Washington Post...

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Facebook Like Button Turns 2 Years Old

It was Feb 9, 2009 when Facebook turned on the Like Button. They were not the first company to “Like” something – Friendfeed has that honor. However, Facebook purchased Friendfeed, so it’s their technology anyway. Two years later, we have gone through many discussions on this idea. Some people, for instance, want a “Dislike” button. Some people brought up issues of privacy when the “Like” button was pressed. In the Facebook Blog by Leah Pearlman, she states how it started: We’ve just introduced an easy way to tell friends that you like what they’re sharing on Facebook with one easy click. Wherever you can add a comment on your friends’ content, you’ll also have the option to click “Like” to tell your friends exactly that: “I like this.” Either way, the Like button is synonymous to Facebook. So if you like it, let them know. You can start by “Like”ing...