Recognize Your Willingness to give up your Privacy

If a stranger stopped you on the street and requested your e-mail address and birthdate, would you give it to that person? A rational person would never give up this information....more

Privacy and Protecting Your Corporation on Facebook

With Facebook going public, there has been a lot of discussion about privacy. Facebook has been dealing with privacy issues from the start. Whether you have a business page or a personal page, the privacy issue remains the same. In the days before the internet, brands controlled the messages going out to their customers. Today, there is less control. But for all of you Facebook users there is nothing to be afraid of you still have control....more

How to Fix Your Facebook Account if You Get a Facebook Virus

Facebook viruses have been around for a while, but lately I've seen them cropping up even more frequently. You get a Facebook virus when you click on a link that installs malicious code or if you allow an untrusted application access to your account. The links most people click on claim to tell you who has been looking at your Facebook profile (catch those stalkers and ex-boyfriends in the act!) or allow you to watch a video of something "you won't believe!" or even a video of you (What were you doing here? That's crazy!). ...more
i can't even access my facebook account, it asks me to confirm via sms message but then it wont ...more

(VIDEO) Big Fat Personal Data Leaks: Privacy and Controlling Your Personal Narrative

"Show me your friends and I'll tell you who you are." That's one of those sayings we hear repeated and consider wise. You could probably come up with any number of similar quotes that suggest we can discern the nature and character of a person by what they say, do, wear, and even who they marry. Common sense right? But what if the person judging who you are is not looking at you in the real world but the virtual world? ...more

Millennial Women Addicted to Facebook -- Or Not?

Between May 27 and June 3, 2010, the Oxygen Media Insights Group commissioned Lightspeed Research to survey a nationally representative sample of 1,605 U.S. adults who use social media. The survey included questions about consumers' usage and attitudes toward social media. And? Millennial women like Facebook. A lot. ...more
It's an addiction, no matter what the percentage.  I mean, if you don't think so, try going one ...more

Please, Facebook, Don't Be Creepy

According to Facebook, despite the hoards of friends and acquaintances I’m already trying to keep track of via status updates, I need even more. A lot more. Which is why this social networking site “suggests” new friends for me. I sort of feel like I’m in kindergarten again, when the teacher hustled me up to another little girl on the playground and told us to “play together nicely.” ...more

I think I'm the only one I know who hasn't put my "face in the book." People tell me about its ...more

How to Get a Handle on Your Privacy in Facebook’s New World Order

Do as I say and not as I did which was to allow Facebook’s Open Graph protocol to go crazy with my information. Facebook's Open Graph protocol creates connections between your likes and interests listed in your profile and the company fan pages and Facebook community pages....more

[!] Be careful – Facebook

Checking my blogstatus page here at Worldpress because it is always fun to see from where my readers found their way to my blog. So under yesterdays referrer I found a link and clicking on that it took me to this page: ...more