Michael Liedtke
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/ 9 April 2008

Yahoo!’s Flickr website expands into video

Yahoo! will begin showing homemade videos on its online photo-sharing site, Flickr, in a long-anticipated move that may be too late to lure most people away from the internet’s dominant video channel, Google’s YouTube. Flickr’s video technology is the latest example of Yahoo! trying to catch up to Google in a crucial battleground.

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/ 25 March 2008

Security lapse exposes pictures on Facebook

A security lapse made it possible for unwelcome strangers to peruse personal photos posted on Facebook’s popular online hangout, circumventing a recent upgrade to the website’s privacy controls. The Associated Press verified the loophole on Monday after receiving a tip from a Vancouver, Canada, computer technician.