Featured Articles

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

We wanted to learn a bit more about Qualcomm's plans for wearables and it turns out that the company believes its…

More...
Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

We had a chance to talk to Michelle Leyden-Li, Senior Director of Marketing, QCT at Qualcomm and get an update on…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 20 December 2007 15:20

Facebook bans British MP

Written by Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Image

For impersonating himself

 

Steve Webb, a British MP form the Liberal Democrat party, was banned from the social networking site, Facebook, on Monday.

The site had received complaints that he was in fact impersonating a member of Parliament and chose to suspend his account. According to Reuters, Webb is a keen promoter of online communications and he uses the Web to stay in touch with his constituents.

After some help form his Facebook friends the site realized it had made an embarrassing mistake and reactivated his profile.

"You realize the power these organizations really have," said the banned MP, "It's actually hard for a genuine person to prove they exist."

Oh well, on the Web popularity is power, but power should be backed up by a fair share of responsibility and that's something many online media seem to forget, rather conveniently, one might say.

The 42-year-old Parliamentarian has been a Facebook member for over a year and has around 2,500 friends on the site, many of whom are his constituents.

More here.

Last modified on Friday, 21 December 2007 02:14

Nermin Hajdarbegovic

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments