Nov 052010
How to delete your MySpace profile

Tweet A few days ago I noticed that I still had a MySpace profile.  I wrote myself a quick reminder to go and delete it, since I can’t remember the last time I logged in.  Yesterday, I logged into my account and poked around a bit, just to make sure that I was ready to delete.  I decided that it was time to weed my online social networking presence and say goodbye to MySpace. Now, [Read more…]

Sep 302010
Surprise or Illusion?

Tweet I love Seth Godin because his posts, although usually short, tend to linger in my thoughts.  I have been thinking about one post in particular since I read it last week: Do you actually care about privacy? I like privacy.  I’m evenly divided when it comes to surprises.  I like them when they’re good.  I don’t like them when they’re bad.  What I don’t care for is the illusion of privacy. Facebook does not [Read more…]

Sep 012010

Tweet Have you seen the stories on the news about people who have lost their jobs because of something that they shared on the web? One recent example is this story about a high school teacher in Cohasset, Massachusetts who was forced to resign over comments she allegedly made on Facebook.  I feel bad for people like Dr Siple.  I feel bad first and foremost because we all make mistakes.  I also feel bad because, [Read more…]

Aug 282010
Yay! Even More Facebook Changes

Tweet Are you Facebook Page administrator or Facebook developer?  Are you concerned about your privacy on your personal profile? Here’s a quick post outlining what you need to know about the latest changes to the site. Facebook Places This service launched on August 18th with the typical Facebook privacy firestorm backlash. Cue flamethrower … Who, What, When, and Now…Where from the Facebook Blog The Facebook Places Privacy Settings You Need To Know from All Facebook [Read more…]

Mar 102010

Tweet “Should I set up separate work and personal accounts in social networks, or set up one for everything?” -From a question asked in this post by David Lee King The most important thing to remember is that there is no privacy on the web.  None, zip, zilch, zero.  Don’t kid yourself.  You may think that your personal Facebook page is locked down more securely than Fort Knox, but you would be wrong.  Do you [Read more…]