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Thoughts on Facebook Graph Search

In the interest of supporting innovation here are some of my thoughts on Facebook's Graph Search : 1) Unlike the complicated query you need for search using + - " * ... that non-geeks may not be familiar with you can use natural language processing for your Graph Search. ( Luckily I have a college going Linguistics student. But then she likes Tumblr more than Facebook) 2) Today even if you have just the Dunbar number of friends (150) sorting is difficult. Graph Search makes that easy. You can look for friends who ski, eat and work with your favorite company. Maybe even who have already been to the Big Bend National Park like we did over the holidays. Give it a chance and sign up at the link below for getting the Graph Search before they introduce it globally.For the people who live in the same city sample search that I did  Jim Long , Jennifer Abernethy  and  Mark Drapeau  came up first ...... ( First posted on the DC Facebook Social Media Group page)

Advisory: Spend a few minutes to disable JAVA in your browsers NOW

There is a serious  advisory of a potential issue with Java that may affect computer users. The advisory is issued by the The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) .  At a minimum you should spend a few minutesto take these steps: (sourced from ) Chrome Click on the  Chrome menu , and then select  Settings . At the bottom of Settings window, click  Show advanced settings Scroll down to the  Privacy  section and click on  Content Settings . In the Content Settings panel, scroll down to the  Plug-ins  section. Under the Plug-ins section, click  Disable individual plug-ins . In the Plugins panel, scroll to the Java section. Click  Disable  to disable the Java Plug-in. Close and restart the browser to enable the changes. Note : Alternatively, you can access the Plug-ins settings by typing  about:plugins  in the browser address bar. Firefox Click on the  Firefox  tab and then s