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MyPermissions

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Cool Site – MyPermissions -Control your online privacy by managing the applications that have access to your personal information via My Permissions Cleaner. Continue reading

In The News 5-31-2013

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

In The News for 5-31-2013 – Is a cheaper iPad Mini on the way? Congress demands Google Glass privacy answers and Facebook wants your real name , if you’re going to be mean. Continue reading

Facebook Graph Warning: Is It True?

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Susan from Ohio writes: I just got this on Facebook. Is it true? Will it work? “FACEBOOK HAS CHANGED THEIR PRIVACY SETTINGS ONCE MORE!!! DUE TO THE NEW GRAPH APP ANYONE ON FACEBOOK (INCLUDING OTHER COUNTRIES) CAN SEE YOUR PICTURES, LIKES, AND COMMENTS. The next 2 weeks I will be posting this, and please once you have done it please post DONE! Susan, it’s not accurate and it won’t work. Continue reading

Google Redesigns Google +

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Google has introduced a series of enhancements to Google + in hopes of drawing more users to the service which has 190 million monthly users compared to Facebook’s 1 billion monthly users. Continue reading

Are you entitled to Facebook at work? A new study shows some people want access to their social media or else. Twenty-five percent of the workers surveyed by Intelligent Office said they wouldn’t work for a company that didn’t allow social media at work. Continue reading

Richard asks: When I tag a photo of someone on Facebook, it won’t go to their site. How do I fix this? Answer: If I understand you correctly, when you tag someone in a photo, you’d like it to post on their News Feed or Timeline. Here’s how it works… Continue reading

Recently, a family friend said to me in frustration, “I wanted a picture of my granddaughter and they said it was Tweeted and Instagramed. What does any of that even mean?”

For those of us who frequently use social media, we throw around newly-created verbiage like Tweeted, Facebooked and YouTubed like everyone should understand. This is a little list for those of you, like the very sweet nun who called me last year for social media advice, don’t “even know what a FaceTwit is.” Continue reading

Facebook Interest Lists

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Remain up-to-date with “Liked” Facebook pages by creating an Interest list. Continue reading

Question: Why is Facebook trying to charge me a dollar to send a message? Answer: If you’ve tried to message someone who isn’t your Facebook friend, you may have seen the window below pop up. For one $1, you can be sure your message won’t go into the recipient’s “other” folder. Continue reading

Your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram account could be the perfect tool for thieves looking to steal your identity. Here’s how they do it… Continue reading

In The News – 4-5-2013

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Your weekly update in the world of technology. – Facebook finally announced a Facebook phone….sorta. The company unveiled the new Facebook Home Android app. Continue reading

Facebook users are accustomed to seeing ads off to the right hand side of their news feeds. Now they can expect to see more target advertising in their News Feeds. Continue reading

Bitstrips -Cartoon Yourself

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Create an avatar and then make comics or greeting cards that you can share instantly on Facebook. Continue reading

Facebook announced some big changes to the newsfeed, promising to reduce clutter and focus more on stories from people you care about. Among the new additions, feeds specifically for music and photos. Continue reading

Cool Site – imo : an instant messenger for the computer or mobile device that lets you talk to your friends over multiple networks. Continue reading

Google+ Sign-In – How It Works

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Google has introduced Google+ Sign-In, which the company promises is “simple and secure, minus the social spam.” If you sign in to Gmail, YouTube or any other Google service, you can use your credentials to sign in to outside apps. This works like Facebook sign-in, but Google says their version is better. Continue reading

Privacy Fix – Manage Your Online Privacy

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Manage your privacy online and block social networking sites from sharing your information without your knowledge. Continue reading

Smartphones are being blamed for a drop in sales at the supermarket checkout line. Instead of flipping through a magazine or picking up some candy and lip balm while waiting for that person checking out 45 items in the 10 items or less lane, people are checking their Facebook, replying to texts or getting in a Words With Friends move. Continue reading

Scheduling Posts On Facebook

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Posting your important announcements at peak times can be hard when you’ve got other commitments. Learn how to schedule or backdate posts to make sure you’re reaching the most people. Continue reading

Question: How do I stop people from putting stuff on my wall, reading my posts and putting my name on pictures on Facebook? T.M. in Ohio. In part 1 of this article, I showed you some tips for being hard to find on Facebook. In part 2, we’ll work on keeping your Timeline private and giving you control over tagging. Continue reading

Question: How can I keep people from finding me on Facebook? I only want to talk with my family and people I know. And how do I stop people from putting stuff on my wall, reading my posts and putting my name on pictures on Facebook? It kind of defeats the purpose of social networking, but I’m game if you are. Here’s how to do it. Continue reading

Tired of people sitting around the table paying attention to their electronic devices instead of family and friends? Or maybe you have a friend who is more interested in putting pictures of what he’s eating on Facebook than actually eating the food. Here’s a quick solution. Declare the table an electronics-free zone! Continue reading

The Great Facebook Purge

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

It’s no secret that social networking sites, especially Facebook, have redefined what the term “friend” means. However, did you know that your Facebook friends list could pose a security risk to you? Continue reading

Facebook and photo sharing services like Instagram are a great way to show off your pictures to friends and family, but if you don’t have back-up copies of those photos stored somewhere else, they could all disappear someday. Continue reading

Instagram Changes Privacy Policy

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Instagram is making changes to its privacy policy and terms of service. The popular social photo-sharing site says these changes are necessary to function more easily as a part of its parent company, Facebook. Instagram will now share more user information with Facebook. Continue reading

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