Did you know that Google updated their search algorithm in December 2009, so that anything you post on blogs or share via Twitter is returned in search results? Check out Steven Levy’s article in Wired magazine.
As a side-note here is some interesting tips on how to get more traffic to your blog.
I made a posting not long ago about a service being setup in Sweden to manage your virtual identity after you die. Almost like a virtual mortuary 🙂
My hard copy of Wired magazine edition for March arrived this week and lo behold was a whole page dedicated to these type of services. A really cool written article, the three companies mentioned were: AssetLock.net, Legacy Locker, and Deathswitch.com. There is also some service that keeps your digital self in some perpetual state. Capping IT off blog have touched on this in a short post, i.e. to live forever digitally and the behaviour of your digital existence is based upon parameters gathered during your existence by your chosen ‘digital immortality’ service 😉
I have made a few posts about privacy seals on this blog, however their integrity is being tarnished by Controlscan that certified the privacy and security of online retailers and other Web sites but has been accused of misleading consumers about how often it monitored the sites and the steps it took to verify their privacy and security practices. The settlements will bar future misrepresentations. The founder and former Chief Executive Officer has entered into a separate settlement that requires him to give up $102,000 in ill-gotten gains. Read more at the Federal Trade Commission’s web site for US consumers.