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Top Ten Links Week 21

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 5/21/2010 thru 5/27/2010. Ok I'll confess right off the bat, I cheated, there are 12 links this week.  I just couldn't cut them down. A couple of these deserve their own blog post so shame on me for not giving them the ...

What’s at Stake With Facebook is Not Privacy or Publicity But Informed Consent and Choice

05.17.2010 · Posted in Facebook, Privacy

If you're still thinking about Facebook and privacy (and if you're not you should be) these are some must read articles. Baym at Online Fandom has a recent post titled Why, despite myself, I am not leaving Facebook. Yet. It addresses some criticism of the criticisms of Facebook in her book including Twitter’s public, where’s ...

Facebook Community Pages vs Official Pages and Your Library or Business

05.06.2010 · Posted in Facebook, Libraries

I have paid very little attention to Facebook's connections and the community pages it creates until yesterday. Yesterday I took a closer look at connections and my profile page.  Now like many libraries my library has a Facebook page it looks like this. I kept the library in my work history when I click on ...

Protect Your Privacy Opt Out of Facebook’s New Instant Personalization – Yes You Have to Opt Out

04.22.2010 · Posted in Facebook, Privacy, Worst Practices

Facebook does it again! I see this when I check my page today. Connect with your friends on your favorite websites. Sounds great. Sounds suspicious. So like a good little librarian I click on the link at the bottom Learn More with "Understand Your Privacy" in small type beneath it. Which takes me to a ...