Community Reacts to Facebook Privacy Breach

April 22, 2018

OLEAN, NY — How often do you change your privacy settings on Facebook? If privacy on the social media site had not been a concern, it may have become one now.

The New York Times reported on March 17 that nearly 70 million people had their Facebook profile data stolen by Cambridge Analytica, a political research firm.  

As of April 9, Facebook notified the people who have had ...

GOACC Lunch & Learn Series Will Complete Workshop Season With Website Design Session

OLEAN, NY — Without a website, business owners could be missing out on a significant amount of customers. Verisign, an Internet infrastructure service provider, reports that 91 percent of consumers go online when they want to find local goods and services.

In order to help the community learn more about website design, the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce will host the ...

Meet The Leaders: Chris Piaggi Owner of Upcycle

OLEAN, NY—“I’m smarter when I’m on a bike than when I’m in a car,” Upcycle owner Chris Piaggi said.

Riding a bike makes people more observant and aware of their surroundings, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg, Piaggi added.

“I think that nice bikes are just a joy to ride—and you don’t have to spend a fortune to get a nice ...

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Facebook Provides Verification Badges for All TAPinto Facebook Pages

June 4, 2018

TAPinto and its 75 partner sites have been verified on Facebook with the social media platform's blue badge, which is given to news organizations that meet Facebook's authenticity criteria. 

Facebook gives the blue verification badge to "eligible brands, media organizations and public figures," based on factors that include policy compliance and public ...