Make the Right Choice

After watching a video about Google Goggles, I was reminded of its potential.. and was motivated to give it a whirl. However, as I walked through the activation steps in the app, the final screen asked if I wanted to Enable Search History. It read “With search history, you’ll be…
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A Teenager's Guide to Social Media

Feeling a need for a teenager’s guide to social media?  In the last few months, several people have approached me about what to do about their teenage son/daughter/nephew/granddaughter online. It’s troubling how private, impulsive messages are slapped up to a Facebook Wall without much thought or clue of how such…
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Facebook Privacy Settings

Consumers’ perceptions of a company include their perception of a company’s executives and employees. Facebook and many other social networks, are built on open sharing and genuine conversations. Although personal profiles are not meant for business purposes, these profiles still influence how a person is perceived online. For those who…
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Privacy Online: Possible?

This post was inspired by an article entitled Social Media Privacy is an Oxymoron. It sparked some thoughts for me around how one can achieve at least *some* privacy online; assuming this is important to you because for a surprising number of people, it isn’t. First off – Facebook.  Many…
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