Ken dumps Barbie in Social Networking coup

Friday, June 10th, 2011

The folks over at Greenpeace have embraced social networking to huge effect, and this week they launched their latest campaign with a really clever combination of their own site, a dedicated facebook page, and a cool video available on youtube. The story is a simple one – Mattel, the toy giant, has been accused (along […]

Fixing sideways videos from i-phone

Friday, June 10th, 2011

The other day I ran into a problem which is becoming increasingly common – how to right a video, taken from an iphone, which displays on its side? I do most of my video conversions with ffmpeg, but the version I have doesn’t have any support for rotating videos (though it does have the possibility […]

fbstarter – phishing attack fakes facebook

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Techcrunch are reporting a new bout of phishing attempts that mimic facebook. The idea is simple, you receive an email from a friend with the invite to look at something ‘cool’ at a link – in this case Opening the link brings you to a screen similar to the facebook sign-in page, but obviously […]