Facebook reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that requires the site to ask for users’ consent before changing privacy settings. The FTC made a total of eight allegations towards Facebook, including making users’ private information public without their consent. In other news, Google announced that it’s taking Google Maps indoors. You can now access floor plans of select airports, malls and retailers like Macy’s, Home Depot and Ikea. More public locations will be added over time and if you want your business mapped, Google will let you submit your floor plan online. And finally, if you’re a FiOS Internet and cable subscriber, Verizon will stream live TV channels through your Xbox. Starting December 6th, if you’re an Xbox Live Gold member, you can use your console to watch 26 live channels without the need for an additional set-top box.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 30, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).