Tag Archives: Facebook

How social media can hurt your library

We’ve all seen warnings and stories about people getting fired from their jobs because of status updates or photos on social medial sites like Twitter, Facebook and blogs. CNN is has a new one with some social networking don’ts 1. Don’t announce interviews, raises or new jobs 2. Don’t badmouth your current or previous employer […]

Facebook’s New Privacy Features: A Complete Guide from Mashable

Mashable has put together a Complete Guide, their words not mine, to Facebook Privacy settings.  It covers Profiles – did you know soon you’ll be able to have fans? Yeah they can friend you but you don’t friend them back. Status Updates Realtime Search – searches last 30 days of news feed activity – photos, […]

Do you understand Facebook’s privacy settings?

They are complicated and change often, even if you think you know them this is a good time to review them. Think it doesn’t matter? That you don’t care if the whole world sees what you’ve posted?  What if Facebook was using your photo in ads? They might be. I came across this blog post […]

Libraries Think Twice about a Facebook Page

Update 10/20/2009 The orginal warning still stands Update 9/29/2009 Organizations can now create a page without linking it to a personal account. Facebook ties a page to the account of the person who originally created it and I quote however the original creator of the Page may never be removed by other Page admins. Why […]

Facebook TOS follow up

In case you missed it Facebook reverted to its previous terms of service. But that shouldn’t stop you or me from thinking about what happened and what it means. Some recommended reading Facebook Battle Ends in Major Victory for Users, But the War Continues a good look at what happened 10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook […]

The Facebook Brouhaha – yeah you’re mad, but did you leave?

What I saw happen yesterday – a LOT of people blogging, twittering and linking to articles about Facebook’s change to their Terms of Service. ( If you don’t know about it see links at the bottom. I’m not writing about that, 50 bagillion other people already have.) What I didn’t see happening – a mass […]


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